Press release from Asheville Poetry Review:
The editors at THE ASHEVILLE POETRY REVIEW are pleased to announce the WILLIAM MATTHEWS POETRY PRIZE RECIPIENTS for 2018.
Rosa Lane, from El Cerrito, CA, was awarded first prize for her poem, “The Long Meadow,” and will receive $1000, plus publication in The Asheville Poetry Review (Vol. 25, Issue 28, 2018), which will be released in December, 2018. Alfred Corn was the final judge.
Second prize is awarded to Kathleen Spivack, from Watertown, MA, for her poem, “M. Caillebotte Paints Mms. Boissiere Knitting.” She will receive $250, as well as publication.
Mary B. Moore, from Huntington, WV, was the third prize recipient for her poem “Quaking Grass,” and she will also be published in our next issue. All three authors will be featured at a reading in Malaprop’s Bookstore in Asheville, NC later this summer.
The next reading period for the William Matthews Poetry Prize is from September 15-January 15, 2019. For the guidelines and more, visit: www.ashevillepoetryreview.com Submissions are available to be received digitally through Submittable and via snail mail