PLR44

THE 2016 ALLEN GINSBERG POETRY AWARD WINNERS

These poems appear in Issue #44 of the Paterson Literary Review

FIRST PRIZE

Ann Clark, Dexter, NY, “Pretend” and Annie Lanzillotto, Yonkers, NY, “Diminished Capacity, an Indictment”

SECOND PRIZE

Lynne McEniry, Morristown, NJ, “Splinter”

THIRD PRIZE

Maxine Susman, Princeton, NJ, “Thirteen”                                                                        

 

Honorable Mention

Stanley H. Barkan, Merrick, NY,  “Clotheslines”

R. Bremner, Glen Ridge, NJ, “Slow Drip”

Linda A. Cronin (in memory of 1970-2016),  “One Day at a Time”

R.G. Evans, Elmer, NJ, “Eight Million Breaths A Year”

James D. Gwyn, Clifton, NJ, “My Mother Comments on My Poetry”

Matt Hohner, Baltimore, MD, “Beaver Dam, 1987”

Jean Hollander, Hopewell, NJ, “Riding Backwards”

Barbara Krasner, Somerset, NJ, “Grandma Ruth”

Annette Krizanich, Vestal, NY, “Talking about Sex with My Mother”

Michelle Lerner, Flanders, NJ, “Thing Is”

Antoinette Libro, Sea Isle City, NJ, “The Last Party”

Bruce Lowry, Summit, NJ, “Typewriters”

Nancy Lubarsky, Cranford, NJ, “The Record”

Francesca Maxime, Brooklyn, NY, “What I Want”

Greg Moglia, Huntington, NY, “Kitchen”

Edwin Romond, Wind Gap, PA, “If a Former Student Were Being Recruited by ISIS”

Robert A. Rosenbloom, Bound Brook, NJ, “Dear Horizon Blue Cross/Blue Shield”

Arthur Russell, Nutley, NJ, “The Whales Off Manhattan Beach Breaching in Winter”

Dave Seter, Petaluma, CA, “Jungleland’s Empty Sky”

John Sibley Williams, Milwaukie, OR, “Once, When We Were Briefly Beautiful” 

Lydia Distefano Thiel, Mentor, OR, “Journey to Franklin Street”

Arne Weingart, Chicago, IL,  “The Old Poets in Line at the Urinals at the Writers' Conference”

Sherida Yoder, North Haledon, NJ, Teaching Romeo and Juliet”

Neal Zirn, Denver, CO, “Notes from Assisted Living”

 

Award Winners’ Reading — February 4, 2017 at the Hamilton Club Building, 32 Church Street, 2nd Floor, Paterson, NJ

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