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2018 Janet B. McCabe Poetry Prize Winners

Published February 12, 2019 Posted by

The Winter 2018 issue of Ruminate includes the following wining entries from the 2018 Janet B. McCabe Poetry Prize, selected by Final Judge Ily Kaminsky.

paula harrisFirst Place
“You will dig me from the earth with your bare hands” by Paula Harris [pictured]

Second Place
"Our Hands Are Bowls of Dust" by Clemonce Heard

Honorable Mention
Shangyang Fang, "Marsysas Returning" 
Kevin McLellan, “The Art of Fugue: Contrapunctus I” 
Mark Wagenaar, "It Was While I Was Looking at the Oldest Wooden Wheel Ever Discovered" 
Mark Wagenaar, “Oculi" 
Renia White, “In this Village”

See a full list of finalists and judge's comments here.

The 2019 Prize is open until May 15 with Final Judge Craig Santos Perez. The winner receives $1500 and publication; second place receives $200 and publication.

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