Poetry Winners

Award Winners for Poetry

Winners from 2018

  • The Girls with Stone Faces by Arleen Paré, Published by Brick Books

Winners from 2017

  • Acquired Community by Jane Byers, Published by Dagger Editions
  • In and Out of Love by Shelley Thrasher, Published by Sapphire Books Publishing
  • Torn from the Ear of Night by Jimmie Margaret Gilliam, Published by White Pine Press

Winners from 2016

  • Furs Not Mine by Andrea Cohen, Published by Four Way Books
  • I Carry My Mother by Lesléa Newman, Published by Headmistress Press

Winners from 2015

  • Undone EM Hodge, Published by Sapphire Books Publishing
  • kissing keeps us afloat by Laurie MacFayden, Frontenac House

Winners from 2014

  • Chopper! Chopper! by Veronica Reyes, Published by Red Hen Press
  • Roses Red by Beth Mitchum, ed., Published by UltraVioletLove Publishing
  • The Finley Human Experience by Monique Finley, Published by UltraVioletLove Publishing

Winners from 2013

  • Secession by Amy Sara Carroll, Published by Hyperbole Books - Imprint of San Diego State University Press
  • Wo(l)ds of Love, Loss, and Longing by Beth Mitchum, Published by UltraVioletLove Publishing

Winners from 2012

  • Head Off & Split, Nikky Finney, published by Northwestern University Press
  • Things I Say To Pirates On Nights When I Miss You, Keely Hyslop, published by Fourteen Hills Press

Winners from 2011

  • Echo & Lightning by  Sheila Packa, published by  Wildwood River Press
  • White Shirt by  Laurie MacFayden, published by  Frontenac House

Winners from 2010

  • Bird Eating Bird by Kristin Naca,  published by Harper
  • In Praise of Falling by Cheryl Dumesnil, published by University of Pittsburgh Press
  • The Heart’s Traffic by Ching-in Chen, published by Arktoi Books

Winners from 2008

  • The Human Line by Ellen Bass, published by Copper Canyon Press
  • The Islands Project by  Eloise Klein Healy, published by Red Hen Press
  • Torch River by Elizabeth Philips, published by Brick Books

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