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New Publication: Wrestling with the Angel by Edith Rylander

Wrestling with the Angel by Edith Rylander
Wrestling with the Angel by Edith Rylander

Wrestling with the Angel is Edith Rylander’s fourth collection of poetry. The poems in this collection confront Death largely by celebrating Life. The poet takes stock of what’s gone by and reaffirms what richness remains, presenting us with mournful poems and poems of strong earthen joy.

Purchase from Red Dragonfly Press: Wrestling with the Angel ($15; free shipping)

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Author page: Edith Rylander

Edith Rylander has now been writing poetry since 1943. Her life as wife, mother, gardener, stock raiser, woods dweller, and thoughtful observer of nature and life is reflected in her poems, which have appeared in numerous magazines and anthologies. She received Bush Fellowships for Poetry in 1980 and 1991 and a Loft-McKnight Award for Poetry in 1994.

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David Martinson – Meadowhawk Prize

David Martinson – Meadowhawk Prize

Deadline: July 31, 2014

Red Dragonfly Press is currently accepting submissions for the David Martinson – Meadowhawk Prize. This is an annual prize from Red Dragonfly Press for an unpublished collection of poems by an author who has not previously been published by the press. The chosen poet will receive a $300 cash award, book publication, and ten copies. There are no geographical restrictions. Entrance/reading fee of $35.

Last year’s prize was awarded to Chad Hanson of Casper, Wyoming for his book of prose poems Patches of Light (2014).

For complete details or to submit a manuscript visit the Red Dragonfly Press Submittable website: https://reddragonflypress.submittable.com/submit/19971