Roanoke-Chowan Award for Poetry -- Nominees, 2017

  1. Bathanti, Joseph. The 13th Sunday after Pentecost. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2016.
  2. Beagle, Donald. What Must Arise. Winston-Salem: Library Partners Press, 2017.
  3. Bell, Anna Lena Phillips. Ornament. Denton, Tex.: University of North Texas Press, 2017.
  4. Bremson, Ed. Flowers Speaking to Hearts. Bremerton, Wash.: Santiam River Publishing, 2017.
  5. Duncan, Julia Nunnally. A Part of Me. Shawnee, Okla.: Red Dirt Press, 2017.
  6. Erickson, Terri Kirby. Becoming the Blue Heron. Winston-Salem: Press 53, 2017.
  7. Freeman, Gabrielle Brant. When She Was Bad. Winston-Salem: Press 53, 2016.
  8. Hooper, Patricia. Separate Flights. Tampa: University of Tampa Press, 2016.
  9. James, Hunter. Season of Remorse: Somber Chants of Madness and Folly. Charleston, S.C: Grassy Fork Scholastic Press, 2016.
  10. McFee, Michael. We Were Once Here. Pittsburgh: Carnegie Mellon University Press, 2017.
  11. Makuck, Peter. Mandatory Evacuation. Rochester, N.Y.: BOA Editions, 2016.
  12. Parker, Alan Michael. The Ladder. North Adams, Mass.: Tupelo Press, 2016.
  13. Presnell, Barbara. Blue Star. Winston-Salem: Press 53, 2016.
  14. Reevy, Tony. Socorro: Poems of New Mexico. Oak Ridge, Tenn.: Iris Press, 2017.
  15. Wilson, Dede.  Under the Music of Blue.  Athens, Ga.:  FutureCycle Press, 2017.

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