String Poet is pleased to announce the results of the 2013 String Poet Prize, as chosen by final judge George Held. We thank all those who entered, and offer our congratulations to the winner and runners-up!

First Prize:

Doubt Springs” – Jean L. Kreiling

Second Place:

Swans and the River” – Gladys Henderson

Third Place:

Robert Davidson, Trapeze Artist” – Carol Levin

Honorable Mention:

Her Father’s Ghost” – Katharyn Howd Machan

Look for these poems, along with other String Poet Prize finalists and fine poets in a forthcoming issue of String Poet. Don’t forget to Subscribe to the String Poet Newsletter and Like us on Facebook to get updates about the coming Award Ceremony in November 2013. We hope to see you there!