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Current Judge: Sara Clancy

Sara Clancy

Sara Clancy

Sara Clancy is a Philadelphia transplant to the Desert Southwest. She was a bookseller, a support technician for graphic design software and she went to college and graduate school far too long ago to mention. Her poems have appeared, among other places, in Off the Coast, The Linnet’s Wings, Kentucky Review, Crab Creek Review, The Madison Review, Antiphon, Verse Wisconsin, Turtle Island Quarterly and Houseboat, where she was a featured poet. She lives in Arizona with her husband, their two dogs, a deranged cat and a 24 year old goldfish named Darryl.


  • March 2017 Winners

    • First Place

      Mountain Church Larrau
      by Laurie Byro
      Desert Moon Review

      Second Place

      It’s a Wonderful Life Brandon
      by Sergio Ortiz
      The Waters

      Third Place

      The Quiet Work
      by Andrew Dufresne
      Wild Poetry Forum

      Honorable Mention

      This is How Death Comes
      by Laura Ring
      Wild Poetry Forum

  • February 2017 Winners

    • First Place

      To Lisa
      by Fred Longworth
      PenShells

      Second Place

      The Vestal Lady of Venice
      by Laurie Byro
      Desert Moon Review

      Third Place

      Tibet
      by Bob Bradshaw
      The Waters

      Honorable Mention

      Elegy for Michael
      by John J. Williamson
      PenShells

      Honorable Mention

      Aja Monet Reads at the Washington Women’s March
      by RC James
      Babilu