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We are pleased to announce the results of

The 2014 May Sarton New Hampshire Poetry Prize.

Our judge, Vermont poet Gary Margolis, selected:

Life of the Garment by Deborah Gorlin of Amherst, Massachusetts

There were more than 300 entries.
Deborah  will receive a check for $1000 and her collection will be published in our Spring 2015 List.

Runners Up were:

Light Into Bodies by Nancy Chen Long of Morgantown, Indiana
When the Men Go Off to War by Victoria Kelly of Virginia Beach, Virginia

Honorable Mentions went to:

Living With: Poems by Becky Kennedy of Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts
Pink Heaven by Tina Barr of Black Mountain, North Carolina
Finding the Song: Poems by Michael Miller of Amherst, Massachusetts

Congratulations to all. We hope that you will consider submitting your work again. We select a different noted New Hampshire poet as judge each year, and that person has sole discretion in choosing the winners. The contest guidelines will be posted by the end of January on our website for both mailed in submissions and submission through “Submittable.” If you would like to know when the guidelines are made public, please “like” Bauhan Publishing on Facebook, or check back on our website.
Thanks again for entering our contest!

Twine_FINAL-Cover.8The May Sarton NH Poetry Prize for 2013 was given to David Koehn for Twine







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The May Sarton NH Poetry Prize for 2012 was given to Nils Michals for Come Down to Earth.





The May Sarton NH Poetry Prize for 2011 was given to Rebecca Givens Rolland for The Wreck of Birds