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Anders Carlson-Wee, MFA ’15, wins Poetry International prize

Posted by on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 in Awards.

Congratulations to poet Anders Carlson-Wee, MFA ’15 and winner of the 2017 Poetry International prize! The magazine will feature Anders’s poem “Cutting For Sign,” from his collection, The Low Passions, forthcoming from W. W. Norton & Company in 2019.

Anders Carlson-Wee has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the McKnight Foundation, the Camargo Foundation, The Frost Place, Bread Loaf, the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, and the Napa Valley Writers’ Conference. His work has appeared in Ploughshares, New England Review, AGNI, The Sun, Poetry Daily, Best New Poets, and The Best American Nonrequired Reading. With his brother Kai Carlson-Wee, he is coauthor of two chapbooks and co-director of the award-winning poetry film Riding the Highline. His debut chapbook, Dynamite, won the 2015 Frost Place Chapbook Prize. His work has been translated into Chinese. Winner of Ninth Letter’s Poetry Award, Blue Mesa Review’s Poetry Prize, and New Delta Review’s Editors’ Choice Prize, he lives in Minneapolis.