Winner of the 2024 Rising Writer Prize in Poetry

March 13, 2024

Autumn House is pleased to announce that Anthony Immergluck’s debut poetry collection, The Worried Well, was selected by Eduardo C. Corral as the winner of the 2024 Rising Writer Prize in Poetry. We’re so pleased to publish this debut collection in April 2025. 

Anthony Immergluck is a poet, musician, and publishing professional with an MFA from NYU-Paris. His work can be found in journals such as Copper Nickel, Beloit Poetry Journal, and Pleiades. Anthony lives in Madison, Wisconsin with his wife and pit bull.

For more info, visit Anthony’s website.


We’d also like to congratulate the finalists and semi-finalists for their wonderful collections and thank everyone who submitted. We’re grateful for the opportunity to read your work and wish you success. 

Thanks also to the judge, Eduardo, for all his hard work.



I buried [her] in the field of lemongrass by Afua Ansong

They’re Not Lying When They Tell You You’ll Dream of the Dead by Mary Ardery

Ofrenda by Anaïs Deal-Márquez

REDWORK by Stefania Gomez

A Glass of Blue by Aekta Khubchandani

A Spectacle & Nothing Strange by Melissa McKinstry

Public House by Dylan Weir



My Father Paints His Dreams on My Body by Ìfẹ́olúwa Àyàndélé

Second Nature by Chaun Ballard

Imagined Child by LM Brimmer

paper ghosts by Harley Chapman

Hinterman by Colin Criss

A Celebration of Futility by James Matthew Ellenberger

Odd Nest by Dom Fonce

Chill & Stupor by Franke Varca

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