The Winner and Finalists for the Industry Prize

Thank you all for making this such a wonderful contest this year. Our judges—Don Share, Nicole Sealey, and Matthew Zapruder—have chosen the winning poem and the second and third place poems each tied for second place with the same score. Kristin Chang will receive the $3000 prize and publication, and Gabriel Kruis and Brian Tierney will each receive $250 and publication. Congratulations poets! We’ll be publishing Kristin’s winning poem next week. Stay tuned!


The Winner of the $3000 Industry Prize:

Kristin Chang for “Dress Code for an Immigration Interview”

Second and Third Place Poems:

Gabriel Kruis for “Bosky Farm”
Brian Tierney for “”Polyphagia”

The Other Finalists for the Industry Prize:

Elizabeth Herron
Madhur Anand
Jasmine Reid
Carlos Gomez
Deborah Fried-Rubin
Inam Kang
Jessica Hincapie

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