Ellery Akers


Publications and Prizes

Knocking on the Earth
(Wesleyan University Press, 1988)
, Practicing the Truth
(Autumn House Press, 2015)
American Poetry Review, Intro, Ploughshares, Sierra
Prizes Won: 
Children's Book Awards for Sarah's Waterfall: NAPPA Award in the Parenting Resources Category Mom's Choice Gold Award in the Self-Improvement Category, Skipping Stones Magazine Award in the Teaching and Parenting Resources Category. Poetry Awards: John Masefield Award, Paumanok Award, Gordon Barber Award, Academy of American Poets Award. Knocking on the Earth named one of the Best Books of the Year by the San Jose Mercury News. Essay Awards: Sierra Magazine Nature Writing Award

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Last updated: Sep 04, 2015