from the American Poetry Review
Tomás Q. Morín has been awarded the 2012 APR/Honickman First Book Prize for his manuscript A Larger Country. His book was chosen by this year’s guest judge, esteemed poet Tom Sleigh, who will also write an introduction for it.
Morín is a Texas native. He received his MFA from Texas State University, and MA from Johns Hopkins University. He is the recipient of scholarships from the Fine Arts Work Center, Bread Loaf Writer’s Conference and the New York State Summer Writers Institute, and was a fellow at the Idyllwild Summer Arts Program. He is a Senior Lecturer at Texas State University.