Dean Gessie is an author and poet who has won dozens of international awards and prizes. Among other honors, Dean won the Aesthetica Creative Writing Award in England, the Allingham Arts Festival Poetry Competition in Ireland, the Samuel Washington Allen Prize in Massachusetts, the COP26 Poetry Competition in Scotland, the UN-aligned Poetry Contest in Finland and the Creators of Justice Literary Award [Fiction Category] from the International Human Rights Art Festival in New York. In addition, Dean won the Frank O’Hara Poetry Prize in Massachusetts, the Enizagam Poetry Contest in California, the Ageless Authors Poetry Contest in Texas, the Indigo Open Poetry Prize in England, the Spoon River Review Editors’ Prize in Illinois and the Southern Shakespeare Company Sonnet Contest in Florida. Dean was also included in The 64 Best Poets of 2018 and 2019 by Black Mountain Press in North Carolina. Elsewhere, Dean’s short story collection – called Anthropocene – won an Eyelands Book Award in Greece and the Uncollected Press Prize in Maryland.
DEAN GESSIE ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS AND BIBLIOGRAPHY
BOOK OF POETRY FROM UNCOLLECTED PRESS: “Goat Song ” by Dean Gessie
BOOK OF SHORT STORIES FROM UNCOLLECTED PRESS PUBLISHED: “Anthropocene” by Dean Gessie