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Current Judge: Sarah Carleton

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Sarah Carleton

Sarah Carleton writes poetry, edits fiction, plays the banjo, and makes her husband laugh in Tampa, Florida. Her work has appeared in numerous publications, including Cider Press Review, Nimrod, Chattahoochee Review, Tar River Poetry, Crab Orchard Review, New Ohio Review, and Pirene’s Fountain, which nominated her poem “Miami Airport Nocturne” for a Pushcart Prize in 2020. Her first collection, Notes from the Girl Cave, was recently published by Kelsay Books.


  • April 2021 Winners

    • First Place

      What If I Wasn’t Born as Much as I Fell Out
      by Jim Zola
      The Waters

      Second Place

      Sycamore Dreams
      by Terry Ofner
      The Waters

      Third Place

      A Clear Crisp Morning
      by Kenny A. Chaffin
      Wild Poetry Forum

  • March 2021 Winners

    • First Place

      What if the Wages of Dying is Love
      by Jim Zola
      The Waters

      Second Place

      The Heart is not earthbound
      by Michael Virga
      The Writer's Block

      Third Place

      Ode to My Ears
      by Bob Bradshaw
      The Writer's Block