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Jessica Lind Peterson Wins 2020 Deborah Tall Lyric Essay Book Prize

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Current MFA student Jessica Lind Peterson's book Living Room Horses won the 2020 Deborah tall Lyric Essay Book Prize, judged by Jenny Boully.

The book will be published by Seneca Review Books and will be released in November 2020. As part of the prize, Jessica will also receive $2,000 and the opportunity to read her work at Hobart and William Smith Colleges.

Her other work has been published in the Seneca Review, River Teeth, Passages North, Alaska Quarterly Review, and others, including an upcoming publication in Orion. She is also a co-founder of Yellow Tree Theatre where she serves as Director of Development, actor, and playwright-in-residence.

Congratulations, Jessica!