2017 St. Lawrence Book Award Finalists & Semi-Finalists

We are very pleased to announce the 2017 St. Lawrence Book Award finalists and semi-finalists. We look forward to announcing the winner, which will be chosen from the pool of finalists, in the coming weeks. Thanks to everyone who participated!
Fiction Finalists:
On the Divide – Iver Arnegard
The Beard of Human Weakness – Bradley Bazzle
The Machine We Trust & Other Stories – Tim Conrad
Stripped – Leah Griesmann
Warning Signs – Sadie Hoagland
Into the Wilderness Untrammeled: Stories – Michael Horton
Heart, Habitat, Home – Jessica Bryant Klagmann
We Had No Rules – Corinne Manning
The Seasons – Kyle Mellen
Moon Trees and Other Orphans – Leigh Camacho Rourks
Fiction Semi-Finalists:
A Famine in the Land of Mercy Me – Amy Branson
Motherland and Other Stories – Alix Christie
This Is the Place – Kathy Conde
Recall – Mark Connelly
Mouth – Kerry Donoghue
Island Rule – Katie Flynn
A Book of Rice – Amalia Gladhart
th gun ws mi gun – John Jeffire
Out of Order – Michele Ruby
Golden Gate Jumper Survivors Society: Stories – Ross Wilcox
Poetry Finalists:
Still Life with Voices – J. M. Baker
Kingdom of Ends – Christopher Brunt
Bloodline – Ansley Clark
There is No Leaving Place – Jennifer Conlon
Exorcism Lessons in the Heartland – Cara Dees
Look Alive – Luiza Flynn-Goodlett
Take Me Home – Sarah Levine
Everywhere the Ocean Moves – Laurel Nakanishi
there (a town) – Greg Nicholl
You Are a House, You Are a Hammer, You’re the Momentum of the Nail – Saara Myrene Raappana
Poetry Semi-Finalists:
Surfactants – Nick Admussen
Beatrice Speaks to the Bridge & Other Poems – Kathryn Bratt-Pfotenhauer
From the Same Fruit – Natalie Bryant Rizzieri
Blow – Mag Gabbert
After June – Charity Gingerich
Monster Sounds – Sarah Lilius
Special Education – Caroline M. Mar
Field of Vision: Prose Poems – Rachael Peckham
Current – Daye Phillippo
The Silver Canoe – Gloria Whelan