Annual Book Prize

Since 2014, Permafrost Magazine has held an Annual Book Prize contest for the best manuscript (genre alternating each year). The winner of the contest receives $1000.00 and publication through the University of Alaska Press. Each year, the book prize genre alternates through poetry, fiction, and nonfiction.

 

 


Most Recent Winners by Genre


 

Book Prize Winners on UA Press

 

Poetry

2023: Latorial Faison, Nursery Rhymes in Black
Judge: Aimee Nezhukumatathil (Coming Soon)
 
Judge: Elizabeth Bradfield
 
Judge: Jericho Brown
 
Judge: Heid Erdrich

Nonfiction

2022: Brook McClurg, A Dictionary of Modern Consternation
Judge: Joy Castro (Coming Soon)
 
Judge: Elena Passarello
 
Judge: Scott Russell Sanders



 
Fiction

Judge: Julie Iromuanya
 

2018: Roger Wall, During-the-Event

Judge: Benjamin Percy