Seventh Annual Poetry Contest Winners


Congratulations to the winners and finalists


    CHRISTOPHER KEMPF   FIRST PLACE  ($1,500)
    Clearing the History and Other Poems




    TRACI BRIMHALL   SECOND PLACE  ($750)
    Halliday Lullaby and Other Poems




    MATTHEW WIMBERLEY   THIRD PLACE  ($300)
    On Trial in the Court of Oblivion and
    Ending in a Country Field



FINALISTS  ($75 each)

Dana R. Beasley   Adrift and Notice How
Marci Calabretta Cancio-Bello   Bonsai
Rebecca Keith   Star of Color Theory and Phonograph Mouth
Monica Sok   The Woman Who Was Small, Not Because the World Expanded
Elizabeth Straus   The Reds
Lee Colin Thomas   Guest of the Lacuna



And Don’t Miss:

The Fall 2017 Story Contest, with $5,000 in prizes. Open to fiction and nonfiction. Contest opens September 1, 2017. Please see the Guidelines.


The 30 Below Contest—2017, with $3,500 in prizes. Open all writers, poets, and artists between eighteen and thirty years old. Contest opens September 12, 2017. Please see the Guidelines.