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2016 David Martinson – Meadowhawk Prize

I’m pleased to announce the winner of the 2016 David Martinson – Meadowhawk Prize: The Frozen Harbor by Michael Hettich. The poems in this collection explore inner and outer realities, past and future times, moving between them as easily as … Continue reading

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“deja vu, with amnesia, one more time…”

THE DAY AFTER THE LAST ELECTIONS for Pablo Neruda Four more years doing time in the Big House of the Amerikan Corporation, Bossman Presidente holding the rifle and the dogs… There’s a new sheriff in town— identical, in fact, to … Continue reading

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New Publication: A Different Wakeful Animal by Susan Cohen

I’m pleased to announce the publication of  A Different Wakeful Animal by Susan Cohen. Winner of the 2015 David Martinson—Meadowhawk Prize, this collection takes on profound questions in language that catches the ear and the imagination. Arising out of wild … Continue reading

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New Publication: swift, bright, drift by Diane Jarvenpa

This new collection of poems by Diane Jarvenpa, with line-by-line luxuriance of language and attention to the natural world, is the perfect way to begin a new year of poetry at Red Dragonfly Press. swift, bright, drift is about the … Continue reading

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2015 David Martinson – Meadowhawk Prize

I’m pleased to announce the winner of the 2015 David Martinson – Meadowhawk Prize: A Different Wakeful Animal by Susan Cohen. The language, the word choice, the pattern and overall, well-wrought texture of these poems, caught my ear early and made this collection … Continue reading

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2015 Emergence Chapbook Series Prize

I’m pleased to announce the winner of the 2015 Emergence Chapbook Series Prize: Clear Day in January by Mark Maire of Duluth, Minnesota. The poems in this collection explore the seen and unseen in the boreal landscapes of northern Minnesota. Look for this … Continue reading

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Dave Etter (1928 – 2015)

Dave Etter, one of the great and original poets of the midwest, died Friday, July 10th. His funeral will be held in Lanark, Illinois, on Wednesday, July 22 at 2:00 pm, reception to follow. I met Etter for the first … Continue reading

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