The National Poetry Series is pleased to announce the results of the 2015 Open Competition. The winning books are scheduled for publication in 2016.
Not on the Last Day, But on the Very Last
by Justin Boening of Iowa City, IA
Chosen by Wayne Miller, to be published by Milkweed Editions
The Wug Test
by Jennifer Kronovet of New York, NY
Chosen by Eliza Griswold, to be published by Ecco
by Melissa Range of Appleton, WI
Chosen by Tracy K. Smith, to be published by Beacon Press
by Danniel Schoonebeek of Brooklyn, NY
Chosen by Kevin Prufer, to be published by University of Georgia Press
The Sobbing School
by Joshua Bennett of Yonkers, NY
Chosen by Eugene Gloria, to be published by Penguin
The National Poetry Series was established in 1978 to ensure the publication of poetry books annually through participating publishers. More than 185 books have been awarded since the Series’ inception.
Congratulations to the 2015 winners!