Just fantastic news in Peauxdunque: Cassie Pruyn, poet (peaux-et) and so much more, has been named the winner of the 2017 Walt McDonald First-Book Prize in Poetry! Her book-length collection, Lena, will be published in the Spring of 2017 by Texas Tech University Press. The poems in this collection cut to the heart and the bone, and beyond. Many congratulations to Cassie, and keep an eye out here and on our Facebook page for details as she moves closer to the publication date.
Congratulations, Cassie! I can’t wait to read it.