We are pleased to announce the finalists for this year's Far Horizons Award! Well over 500 submissions were received from emerging poets around the world, and the task was tough to whittle them down to just 13. Thank you to everyone who entered, and congratulations to those shortlisted!
The winner will be announced by July 15 on our website, as chosen by judge Steven Heighton.
Ana Rodriguez Machado, "My mother is a prose poem"
Cassandra Carter, "American Line"
Jill Talbot, "Plath's Eulogy"
Lynne Burnett, "Beechy Drive"
Mallory Tater, "Not Yet in Season" and "Rahila Corches"
Matt Hohner, "God of Storms"
Medrie Purdham, "Da Vinci Mommyblog"
Mollie Coles Tonn, "Surprise Orange on a Grey Breast" and "Fox"
Sarah Marguerite McCarney, "The Dead of Winter"
Yusuf Saadi, "The Places Where Words Go to Die" and "Toronto, 680 News"