Tuesday, May 21, 2013
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- ESF Cheers for Student Athletes
- ESF Alumnus Inducted into NGA Hall of Fame
- Germain's Research Focuses on Working Forests
- ESF Student Named Scholar Athlete
- College Begins Expansion of Centennial Hall
- Loon Race, Guide Boat Celebrate Summer at Newcomb Campus
- High-tech, Remote-controlled Vessels Gather Data in Lake Ontario
- And They're Off: Graduates Move on to New Lives
- Honoree Sets Path for Grads to Improve Their World
- Dr. Thomas Amidon Honored as ESF Exemplary Researcher
- Three ESF Employees Honored with Chancellorís Awards
- Rosen Fellowships Allow Students to Pursue Exciting Projects
ESF Professor Wins Award for Innovative Fiction
Novella to be published in fall 2012
Patrick Lawler, professor emeritus at the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF), is the winner of the 2010 Ronald Sukenick/American Book Review Prize for Innovative Fiction.
The award-winning novella, Rescuers of Skydivers Search Among the Clouds, is scheduled for publication in fall 2012.
The Ronald Sukenick/American Book Review Prize for Innovative Fiction is given to works that are of"high quality and exceptional ambition whose styles, subject matter, or forms push the limits of American publishing and reshape our literary culture."
In addition, Lawler's poetry manuscript,Trade World Center, was the third-place winner of the Cathlamet Prize for Poetry. It is scheduled to appear on Ampersand, a poetry smartphone app.
Lawler was director of ESF's Writing Program under the Department of Environmental Studies from 1990 to 2009.