2012 Poetry Awards Competition Results
We are pleased to announce the recipients of The Ledge 2012 Poetry Awards:
First Prize ($1,000): "On Being Warned About a Rash of Local Burglaries" by Mary Makofske of Warwick, NY.
Second Prize ($250): "Cognitive Dissonance" by Rebecca Foust of Ross, CA.
Third Prize ($100): "Outside the AIDS Clinic in Uganda" by Don Colburn of Portland, OR.
All three of these prizewinning poems will be featured in our upcoming Summer 2013 issue. We'd like to thank all of this year's entrants for helping to make this competition another successful one for our publication and press.
2012 Fiction Awards Competition Results
We are very pleased to announce the results of The Ledge 2012
Fiction Awards Competition:
First Prize ($1000): "Dear Mother" by Takamichi Okubo of Bloomington, IN.
Second Prize ($250): "By the River's Edge" by Nancy L. Davis of Park Ridge, IL.
Third Prize: ($100): "The Den" by Sean Padraic McCarthy of Mansfield, MA.
All three of these prizewinning stories will be featured in our upcoming Summer 2013 issue. We'd like to thank all of this year's entrants for helping to make this competition another successful one for our publication and press.
Very truly yours,
Timothy Monaghan, Editor-in-Chief and Publisher
2011 Poetry Chapbook Competition Results
We are pleased to announce that The Sultan, The Skater, The Bicycle Maker by
Cindy Hunter Morgan of East Lansing, MI, is the winner of The Ledge 2011 Poetry
Ms. Morgan receives a cash prize for $1,000 and publication of her chapbook by
The Ledge Press. All entrants will receive a copy of the winning chapbook
upon its publication this fall.
We received nearly 400 entries in 2011 and we want to thank everyone for helping to make this chapbook competition another successful one. We hope to see your work again this year!
Ledge Poetry Chapbook Award is given annually for an unpublished
collection of poems. The winner receives a cash prize in the amount of
$1,000 and 25 copies of the published chapbook. For complete guidelines
to The Ledge 2012 Poetry Chapbook Competition, please click on the
"Contest Guidelines " link at the left of this page.