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Deadline to submit for the 2015 New American Poetry Prize is December 31, 2014, and the final judge will be Maggie Smith, winner of two Academy of American Poets Prizes and three Individual Excellence Awards from the Ohio Arts Council. Click here for more details.
We're pleased to announce that final judge Jillian Weise has selected Levitation for Agnostics by Arne Weingart of Chicago, Illinois, as winner of the 2014 New American Poetry Prize.
Finalists for the 2014 New American Poetry Prize include:
Aktion T4, by Elizabeth Switaj of Majuro, Republic of the Marshall Islands
Aperture, by Anna Leahy of Orange, CA
Avatara, by Vidhu Aggarwal of Orlando, FL
Blind Green, by Richard Carr of Minneapolis, MN
Killers: A Love Poem, by Stephen Gibson of West Palm Beach, FL
Light into Bodies, by Nancy Chen Long of Morgantown, IN
The Man without Qualities, by Richard Cecil of Bloomington, IN
The Panic inside the Stars, by Gianmarc Manzione of Wesley Chapel, FL
The Secret Lives of Saints & Scientists, by Deborah Flanagan of New York, NY
An Unshakable Dream of Engineering and Longing, by Sean Webb of Philadelphia, PA
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