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For immediate release
Nov. 22, 2010

Contact: Lesley Fry at (419) 995-8671 or Pam Joseph at (419) 995-8284

Sutton-Ramspeck wins poetry prize

Doug Sutton-Ramspeck’s book of poems, Mechanical Fireflies, has been selected for the 2010 Barrow Street Poetry Book Prize. Sutton-Ramspeck is an Assistant Professor of English and the Writing Center Coordinator for Ohio State Lima. His book was selected out of a pool of 572 by Mary Ruefle, a well-known poet of more than a dozen books. The selection includes a $1,000 prize and publication in 2011 by Barrow Street Press. More information is available at http://www.barrowstreet.org/.

Sutton-Ramspeck’s latest book of poems, Possum Nocturne, has just been released by NorthShore Press. The book is available at most online book sellers and more information about it, along with excerpts are available at the publishers’ website http://www.northshorepressalaska.com/Ramspeck.html.