Saturday, December 6, 2014

The 2013 Pavement Saw Chapbook Award Winner

The 2013 Pavement Saw Chapbook Award Winner is Matthew Cooperman from Fort Collins, Colorado. His collection Little Spool will be published in a run of 400 copies plus overage in early 2015 and he will receive 40 copies and $500.

Matthew Cooperman is the author of, most recently, the text + image collaboration Imago for the Fallen World, w/Marius Lehene (Jaded Ibis Press, 2013), as well as Still: of the Earth as the Ark which Does Not Move (Counterpath Press, 2011), DaZE (Salt Publishing Ltd, 2006) and A Sacrificial Zinc (Pleiades/LSU, 2001), winner of the Lena-Miles Wever Todd Prize.

Recent work has appeared in Hotel Amerika, Verse, Boston Review, New American Writing, Seattle Review, VOLT, Pleaides, Fogged Clarity and Lana Turner. A founding editor of Quarter After Eight, and co-poetry editor of Colorado Review, he teaches in the Creative Writing program at Colorado State University. He lives in Fort Collins with his wife, the poet Aby Kaupang, and their two children. More at:

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