Poetry Contest 2019: The Shortlist

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The 2019 poetry shortlist is here. Congrats to the nine poets whose submissions were selected by our esteemed judge, Pamela Mordecai!

Room's 2019 Poetry Contest: The Shortlist

“Courage” by Katie Hoogendam
“Dead spider frozen in ice are you dead.” by Kari Teicher
“The Giraffe-bone Knife Set” by Kate Rogers
“Knowing” by Shelby Lisk
“Narvaez Bay at Dusk” by Jan Fraser-Hevlin
“Progress” by Sara de Waal
“Saweyimikowisiwin / Cree ; the act of being favoured by the spirits” by Ashleigh Giffen
“the tea set” by Josephine LoRe
“Weaponry of Wives” by Callista Markotich

 

If you are curious to know which shortlisted poems are ultimately selected by our judge as the top three submissions, stay in touch; announcement will be made next week. While you're here, check out our 2019 Short Forms Contest which is closing later this month.

 

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