Congratulations to Mary Makofske, the 2017 International Poetry Prize Winner for her poem “Nasreen’s Story,” which will appear in our Fall 2017 issue.
This year’s judge was Cecilia Woloch.
Mary Makofske’s books are World Enough, and Time (Kelsay, 2017) ; Traction (Ashland, 2011), winner of the Richard Snyder Prize, Eating Nasturtiums, winner of a Flume Press chapbook prize, and The Disappearance of Gargoyles. Her poems have appeared recently in Poetry East, Southern Poetry Review, Briar Cliff Review, Antiphon, Paterson Literary Review, Crosswinds, The Stillwater Review, and Whale Road Review. She received second prize in the 2015 Allen Ginsberg Awards. www.marymakofske.com