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The Washington Writers’ Publishing House is thrilled to announce the 2022 winners of its annual poetry and fiction manuscript contest: Anthony Moll of Baltimore, MD for their poetry collection You Cannot Save Here and Suzanne Feldman of Frederick, MD for her short story collection The Witch Bottle and Other Stories. And we at The Ivy Bookshop are thrilled to present an evening with Anthony and Suzanne to celebrate!
Come on by our patio at 7PM on October 13 to hear from Anthony and Suzanne and support a press doing incredible work in our regional literary community.
ABOUT THE 2022 WINNERS:
Anthony Moll is a Queer poet, essayist, and educator. Their work has appeared in Hobart, Little Patuxent Review, Poet Lore, jubilat, and more. Anthony is a Ph.D. Candidate in English and holds an MFA in creative writing & publishing arts. Their debut memoir, Out of Step, won a 2018 Lambda Literary Award and the 2017 Non/Fiction Prize.
Suzanne Feldman received her Masters in Creative Writing from Johns Hopkins University. She is the author of five novels, including Absalom’s Daughters (Holt, 2016) She was a Walter Dakin Fellow at the Sewanee Writers Conference in 2019. Her latest novel, Sisters of the Great War, (Mira/HarperCollins, 2021) has been nominated for a Lambda Literary Award. In 2022, she was awarded a grant from the Maryland State Arts Council. (WWPH note: Suzanne Feldman is no relation to Jean Feldman of the poetry sponsorship).
The Washington Writers’ Publishing House (WWPH) is a forty-seven-year-old, nonprofit, cooperative all-volunteer press based in DC whose mission is to publish and celebrate the work of poets and fiction writers in Maryland, Virginia, and DC. In 2021, WWPH published its first anthology in twenty-five years, This Is What America Looks Like: Poetry & Fiction from DC, Maryland, and Virginia, edited by Caroline Bock and Jona Colson, and featuring 100 writers and 111 works. The press also launched WWPH Writes, a bi-weekly literary journal spotlighting one fiction writer and one poet from the DMV. In 2021, WWPH received a Creativity Grant from the Maryland State Arts Council to further its work and outreach.
The 2023 WWPH manuscript contests will open on September 1st.
For more about WWPH go to www.washingtonwriters.org.
TIME & DATE
Thursday, October 13, 2022 - 7:00pm