We are thrilled to announce that Richard Hamilton is the
winner of the Center for African American Poetry and Poetics
Book Prize! Richard’s manuscript, Discordant, was selected
by the poet and scholar Evie Shockley.
Richard holds an MFA in poetry from the University of
Alabama and lives in Washington, D.C. They are the recipient of fellowships from the Vermont Studio Center and
the Cave Canes Foundation and the author of Rest of Us,
published by ReCenter Press (2021).
Autumn House will publish Richard’s manuscript in 2023!