Colorado Poets Center E-Words Issue #15

Awards for Colorado Poets

The following list of awards is taken from our web-listing, just to remind people what’s ‘going on’ in Colorado.

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Brian Barker: The 2010 Crab Orchard Series Open Competition Awards for The Black Ocean. Nicky Beer: the 2011 Colorado Book Award in Poetry for The Diminishing House (Carnegie Mellon University Press). Kiersten Bridger:  The 2011 Mark Fischer Poetry Award. Julie Carr: The 2009 Sawtooth Poetry Prize for 100 Notes on Violence (Ahsahta Press); the 2009 National Poetry Series Open Competition for  Sarah--of Fragments and Limes.

Robert Cooperman: The 2010 Holland Prize from Logan House press for My Shtetl. Dan Guenther: the Colorado Authors’ League 2011 Award for The Crooked Truth. Robert King: the 2011 Grayson Books Chapbook Contest with his manuscript, Rodin & Co.  Luis Lopez: An American Book Award from the Before Columbus Foundation for Each Month I Sing (Farolito Press, 2008).  William Notter: the 2010 High Plains Book Award for Poetry for Holding Everything Down (Southern Illinois University Press, 2009).

Veronica Patterson: the 2009 Gell Poetry Prize for Thresh & Hold. Bin Ramke: the 2010 Colorado Book Award in Poetry for Theory of Mind: New and Selected Poems (Omnidawn Publishing). Sasha Steensen: the 2011 Flying Guillotine’s chapbook contest for A History of the Human Family. Rawdon Tomlinson: the 2010 Stevens Manuscript Competition for Lines from the Surgeon's Children, 1862-1865. Pam Uschuk: The 2010 American Book Award for Crazy Love and the 2010 New Millennium Poetry Award for a single poem. Lynn Wagner: the 2009 Slapering Hol Press Chapbook Contest for No Blues This Raucous Song.