Poetry News

2017 National Poetry Series Award-Winners Announced

By Harriet Staff
National Poetry Series website

The National Poetry Series is a literary awards program that sponsors the publication of five books of poetry each year, as you may or may not know. And the awards for 2017 have been announced! They are going to the following very excited poets:

The Lumberjack’s Dove by GennaRose Nethercott, chosen by Louise Gluck for Ecco

Anarcha Speaks by Dominique Christina, chosen by Tyehimba Jess for Beacon Press

feeld by Jos Charles, chosen by Fady Joudah for Milkweed Editions

What It Doesn’t Have to Do With by Lindsay Bernalchosen by Paul Guest for University of Georgia Press

Museum of the Americas by J. Michael Martinez, chosen by Cornelius Eady for Penguin Books

Read more about the award-winners, as well as the many finalists, right here.