The New Hampshire Writers Project has chosen Andrew Merton’s book Evidence That We Are Descended from Chairs (Accents Publishing, 2012) as the Outstanding Book of Poetry for 2013. Merton is professor and chair of the English. Tim Horvath, an alumnus of the MFA in writing program was recognized with the Outstanding Work of Fiction award for his collection of short fiction, Understories (Bellevue Literary Press, 2012).
The award ceremony will take place during Writers’ Day on March 22, 2014. Writers’ Day is the region’s largest writing conference, attracting bestselling authors, award winners, laureates, and more.