Eighth Annual Poetry Contest Winners


Congratulations to the winners and finalists


    LILLIAN-YVONNE BERTRAM   FIRST PLACE  
    Facts about Deer and Other Poems




    NOAH WARREN   SECOND PLACE  
    Horn Gate and Other Poems




    LEILA CHATTI   THIRD PLACE (tie)  
    Muslim Girlhood




    KOREY WILLIAMS   THIRD PLACE (tie)  
    Aubade



FINALISTS

Cameron Awkward-Rich   All My Friends Are Sad & Bright
Anders Carlson-Wee   Ms. Range Wants to See Me in It
Shawn Fawson   A Crow Flies Cleanly over the Cornstalks
Edgar Kunz   My Father at 23, on the Highway Side of an Overpass Fence
Caits Meissner   The Visiting Room
Faisal Mohyuddin   Bhagat Singh and Faisalabad
Catherine Pond   Fly-Over States and At the Sunoco in West Virginia
Craig van Rooyen   Amazed
Mara Adamitz Scrupe   Prester John’s Book of Stars and Wanderer
Sarah Wedderburn   Winter 1940 and Marriage


Narrative’s annual Poetry Contest awards $3,300 in prizes.

And Don’t Miss:

The 30 Below Contest—2017, with $3,550 in prizes. Open to all writers and artists between eighteen and thirty years old. Entry deadline:
November 19. Please see the Guidelines.


The Fall 2017 Story Contest, with $5,000 in prizes. Open to fiction and nonfiction. Entry deadline: November 30. Please see the Guidelines.