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Congratulations to James Crews, the winner of the 2017 Grayson Books Chapbook Contest. Our judge, Leslie Ullman chose his collection, Halfway Heaven, from a pool of many outstanding manuscripts. Ms. Ullman also chose a First Runner-Up and four finalists, as follows:
First Runner-Up: Jed Myers / Love's Test
Lisa Hartz / Bloom or Perish
Catherine Hodges / Woman with Fish in Her Hair
Lee Sharkey / Civilization
Julie Sotz-Ghosh / All Sky
The 2017 Grayson Books Poetry Prize for a book-length collection of poetry is CLOSED to submissions at this time. Thanks to all the poets who have submitted their work! Results will be posted as soon as a winner has been identified.
Congratulations to Michael Lepore, whose book Moral Injury has been awarded a gold medal by the Military Writers Society of America!
We are pleased to announce the nominations for this year’s Pushcart Prize. The authors and titles of the poems, all found in books we’ve published in 2017 are as follows: