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August 7, 2009

Contest Results

We are pleased to announce the winners of our 2009 poetry book prizes.


Guest Judge Denise Duhamel, the 2009 Distinguished Visiting Professor of Creative Writing at Western Kentucky University, selected MONEY FOR SUNSETS by Elizabeth J. Colen as winner of the Judge's Prize.  In her judge's citation, which will serve as a foreword for the book, Duhamel had the following to say about Colen's haunting sequence of prose poems:  'If I were Colen's agent, I'd pitch these poems to a movie producer as 'David Lynch meets Gertrude Stein.'


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