WINNER, DOGWOOD POETRY PRIZE
My poem “Playing Scrabble With Steve and Crystal” was selected as this year’s winner in the Dogwood Poetry Prize.
WINNER, SYCAMORE REVIEW’S WABASH PRIZE FOR POETRY
Louise Gluck recently selected my poem “Caterpillars” as this year’s winner of Sycamore Review’s Wabash Prize for Poetry.
SECOND MANUSCRIPT A FINALIST IN THE NATIONAL POETRY SERIES
Okay, I found this out a while back, but recently decided it was worth posting. My second manuscript, currently titled “Burn Barrel,” was a finalist in this year’s National Poetry Series. This is the first finalist status I’ve had for “Burn Barrel,” and it makes me think the ms. might be worth shaping and sending out more.
PLOUGHSHARES REVIEWS RUST FISH
Thursday, September 29–Shannon Wagner reviews Rust Fish on the Ploughshares blog.
FINALIST IN 2011 RATTLE POETRY PRIZE
Sunday, September 18–I found out late last week that my poem “Honesty” is a finalist for the Rattle Poetry Prize. If you currently subscribe to Rattle, you can vote for the winner of this contest.
BRETT ORTLER REVIEWS Rust Fish.
Friday, March 11th–I just found out today that High Desert Journal nominated my poem “Because Chunks of My Brother Were Falling From the Sky” for a Puschcart Prize. This is my first Pushcart nomination, and I’m ecstatic and tickled!