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.
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