ANNOUNCEMENT: Winner and Runners-up of The William Wantling Prize for Poetry

(click links to read poems)

WINNER: “The Girl from No Gun Ri”, Esther Ra (previously published in “The Rumpus”)

RUNNER-UP: Drunk in New Orleans Again, by Beth Balousek

RUNNER-UP: “Red Dove”, Sophia Falco

RUNNER-UP: Because Addiction Isn’t a Drug, Patience Andrew

RUNNER-UP: Conservation of Energy, Doug May

RUNNER-UP: Bad Mother, Julia Knowlton

 

 

Winner of the William Wantling Prize for Poetry

The Girl from No Gun Ri
by Esther Ra

The Girl from No Gun Ri (CLICK HERE))

From John D. Robinson:
The Girl From No Gun Ri is a tremendously powerful, moving and harrowing account of the atrocities of war: the poet writes with a clarity that is both beautiful and disturbing without a sense of self-indulgence or pity: The Girl From No Gun Ri is a poem whose ghost will inhabit the reader long after reading the poem

(This poem was published first by The Rumpus (CLICK HERE)

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Winners of the RAR 2019 Spring Cover Art Contest

WINNER: 

The Unfortunate and Inevitable Fall of Man

by Silas Plum

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RUNNER-UP

A Day at The Beach and Bird Back 2 (from 5 Photos on Isolation)

by Bruce MacDonald

 


RUNNER-UP

Leggy Blue

by J. Ray Paradiso

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RUNNER-UP

At Least My Dog Loves Me

Brittany Worlinsky
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SHORTLIST
The following works were finalists and will appear in the Spring Issue of The Raw Art Review:

Rising Codes by Carla Schiavone

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Untitled Jodi Filan

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