Rachel Slotnick wins the 2015 Founders’ Prize Contest! Runners-up: Joe Eldridge, Deborah Paredez, and Keith Wilson – and 15 additional poems selected for publication

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We are extremely pleased to announce the winners

of the 2015 RHINO Founders’ Prize Contest:

 
First Prize: Rachel Slotnick, “Tales from my Fisherman Father”
 
Runners-Up:
 
Joe Eldridge, “He Looks at Clouds” 
Deborah Paredez, “Lightening”
Keith Wilson, “Yellow Journalism” 

 

This year, we received a record number of submissions to our 2015 Founders’ Prize contest, making the choices extremely difficult.  In addition to the above winners, we selected the following for publication in 2015:

Kevin Carollo  “Homework Assignment”

Nina Corwin  “Sal(i)vation”

Heather Cox  “Relics”

Agnes Davis  “Strike Gently”

Don Judson  (Untitled—from a series of poems dearmother)

Brianna Low  “Communion”

Marco Maisto  “Object Permanence”

Timothy Martin  “O Fortunate One”

R. C. Neighbors “Black Boys”

 Elizabeth O’Connell-Thompson  “Cooking Lessons”

 Marcia Pradzinski  Cento: “All That Moves You Through This World”

 Sam Sax  “essay on crying in public”

Paul Tran “[He picked me up.]”

Arne Weingart “Giacometti Nail”

Monika Zobel “Wind (Blackbox)”

 

 

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