2011 Janet McCabe Poetry Prize & Poetry Broadside

October 04, 2011

We are thrilled to announce Ruminate's first ever poetry broadside:
Adrianne Smith Broadside

Poetry Broadside

"In Bridgewater, my room" by Adrianne Smith Limited edition, 75 copies, handmade letterpress broadside of the winning 2011 McCabe Poetry Prize poem "In Bridgewater, my room" and signed by the poet Adrianne Smith. The broadside is printed on 8 x 10 beautiful white cotton letterpress paper and is ready to be framed. With thanks to the talented design and letterpress work of Hannah Breshears of Red Tandem Studio.
Below are the 2011 Janet McCabe Poetry Prize winners, as selected by finalist judge Naomi Shihab Nye. The poetry contest finalists were selected by the Ruminate staff. Congratulations to the winners and finalists!
First Place
Adrianne Smith: In Bridgewater, my room
Second Place
Kendra Langdon Juskus: Suspension
Honorable Mention
Matthew Burns: My Fifth-Grade Teacher, Mr. Dolan, Tells Us About Menstruation Michelle Tooker: One Month After Miscarriage Christopher Martin: Antidote to Narcissus

Jennifer Dempsey: Song of Husks Jacqueline Kolosov: Snow in April Kait Burrier: Buzzing Beth Paulson: Autumnal Elizabeth Chapman: Wild Cilantro Mary Kathryn Wiley: Mamie-Belle David Oestreich: Crucifixion of Saint Peter Bethany Carlson: Elegy for the Starstruck Maureen Doyle McQuerry: Good Friday Dyana Herron: To Robert Ripley



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