We are proud to announce that the first-ever Orange Monkey Poetry Prize Winners are:
Chapbook Contest: Michelle Bonczek's The Art of the Nipple
Gary commented on his choice saying, "...this voice was captivating. It was raw. It was lyrical. It was confident and never slippery and always smart, intelligent, involved in thinking and making image simultaneously."
The finalists from the chapbook category (in no particular order):
Landscape Portrait Figure Form by Dean Rader
Test Run by Susan Charkes
The First Gesture by Jeff Whitney
The Names for Girls Like Me by Ash Bowen
The finalists from the poem category (also in no particular order):
Thank you to all who submitted!