Minneapolis poet Gary Dop is the inaugural winner of the Great Plains Emerging Writer Prize, a new award designed to showcase emerging literary artists from the region by the South Dakota State University English Department and Great Plains Writer's Conference. Dop's debut poetry collection, "Father, Child, Water," is forthcoming in 2015 from Red Hen Press of Los Angeles. His essays have been heard on All Things Considered from NPR News.
Great Plains Emerging Writer
By Steve Zwemke • Mar 25, 2013