The deadline is June 30th, 2013 and will be judged by Jeff Friedman
We have a winner!
January 11, 2013
Bauhan Publishing is pleased to announce the results of The 2012 May Sarton New Hampshire Poetry Prize.
Our judge, poet Alice B. Fogel, selected
Come Down to Earth by Nils Michals of Boulder, Colorado.
There were more than 230 entries.
Nils will receive a check for $1000 and we will publish his collection in the spring.
The other three finalists were:
honest as any treeless place by Alexandra Mattraw of San Francisco, California,
Fire Engine Descending a Staircase by Jason Olsen of Price, Utah,
Without Angels by Marjorie Stelmach of Manchester, Missouri.
Alice also reported that there were many fine manuscripts to choose from. These Honorable Mention collections stood out for her.
They are listed here in no particular order:
De Kooning’s Shirt, Kurt Olsson, Germantown, Maryland
Her, Infinite, Sawnie Morris, Ranchos de Taos, New Mexico
Text(isles), Nancy Kassell, Brookline, Massachusetts
The Sparrow & the Threshold, Erin K. Lambert, Harrisonburg, Virginia
Glamourous Life, Michele Madigan Somerville, Brooklyn, New York
Countries of Ghost, Gaylord Brewer, Lascassas, Tennessee
Ready to Be a Little Happy, J. Stephen Rhodes, Berea, Kentucky
The Hunger of Freedom, Shelby Stephenson, Benson, North Carolina
Set the Dogs on Beauty, Mary Ann Mayer, Sharon, Massachusetts
Strange Invention, Ann Pelletier, Incline Village, Nevada
The Afflicted Girls, Cathleen Calbert, Barrington, Rhode Island
On the Desire to Levitate, Alison W. Powell, Brooklyn, New York
Congratulations to all.
The May Sarton NH Poetry Prize for 2011 was given to Rebecca Givens Rolland for The Wreck of Birds