Congratulations Editors’ Prize winner Lee Sharkey, 2nd place winner Catherine Wing, and Honorable Mention Teresa Dzieglewicz!

Every year the Editors of RHINO Poetry select works that have had the greatest impact on us. Cash awards are given for First, Second, and Honorable Mention. Winners are acknowledged in that year’s journal and on our website. We have a tradition of nominating the first prize winner for the Pushcart Prize. We occasionally nominate other Place winners for a Pushcart Prize. There is no application process.

2016 Editors’ Prizes

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First Prize: Lee Sharkey  for Tashlich

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Second Prize: Catherine Wing - Report from the Neandertal Mind

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Honorable Mention: Teresa Dzieglewicz - Stranger, thank you for giving me this body

Their work will appear in RHINO 2016 (and available on our website), scheduled for release (as always) in April, National Poetry Month.

Congratulations 2015 Editors’ Prize Winner Jose Angel Araguz, 2nd Prize Winner Paul Tran, Honorable Mention Nate Marshall, and Finalists!

Every year the Editors of RHINO Poetry select works that have had the greatest impact on us, and award them the Editors’ Prize. Cash awards are given for First Prize, Second Prize, and Honorable Mention. In addition, we nominate the First Prize and sometimes other place winners for the Pushcart Prize. There is no application process.

2015 Editors’ Prizes

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First Prize: Jose Angel Araguz - Joe

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Second Prize: Paul Tran[He picked me up]

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Honorable Mention: Nate Marshall - buying new shoes

The editors are very pleased to name these 4 Finalists:

Christina Mun-Lutz  - A Story of War
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Derek J G WilliamsThese Kingdoms of Ours
Their work will appear in RHINO 2015 (and available on our website), scheduled for release (as always) in April, National Poetry Month.
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Congratulations, 2014 Editors Prize Winner Brandon Krieg, 2nd Place winner P. Scott Cunningham, and Honorable Mentions C. Ann Kodra and Octavio Quintanilla

Every year the Editors of RHINO Poetry select works out of all of the submissions for that year for those that have had the greatest impact on us, and award them the Editors’ Prize. No application process is necessary. In 2014, the winners are:

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First Prize: Brandon Krieg for “Comedy of Mirrors”

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Second Prize: P. Scott Cunningham for “Planet Earth”

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Honorable Mentions: C. Ann Kodra for “Dowsing” (not pictured) and Octavio Quintanilla for “Tell Them Love is Found”

Their work will appear in RHINO 2014 (and available on our website), scheduled for release (as always) in April, National Poetry Month.

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