Associate Professor of English Adrian Blevins won the Two Sylvias Press Wilder Series Poetry Book Prize—a poetry contest for women over age 50—for her third book of poems, Appalachians Run Amok, which will be published in spring 2018. The Wilder Series Book Prize draws its inspiration from American author Laura Ingalls Wilder, who published her first Little House book at age 65 and completed the last manuscript in the series at age 76. Wilder’s autobiography, written in her late 60s, was published only recently (2014), after having been rejected in the 1930s by editors due to its “inappropriate” and “mature” material.