String Poet is pleased to announce the results of the 2014 String Poet Prize, as chosen by Final Judge David Yezzi. We thank all those who entered, and offer our congratulations to the winner and runners-up!

First Prize:

The Autumn Way” – Richard Meyer

Second Place:

Anniversaries” – Ellin Sarot

Third Place:

Beyond Vienna” – Renée M. Schell

Honorable Mentions:

  • Black Ice” – Janet P. Kirchheimer
  • Nowhere” – Mary Makofske

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 September 2014. We hope to see you there!