String Poet is pleased to announce the results of the 2017 String Poet Prize, as chosen by Final Judge Micheal O’Siadhail. We thank all those who entered!

First Prize:

At Vespertide” – Joan Vullo Obergh

Second Place:

The Chance at Union” – Melissa Cannon

Third Prize:

My Father’s Garden” – Judith Lee Herbert

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 upcoming journals and events!