11.8.08

nominations for best of net, 2008...

The following poems, appearing at Blue Fifth Review, have been nominated for the Best of the Net 2008 award from Sundress Publications. The eligible publication period is 1 July 2007 through 30 June 2008.


Sandra Beasley, Love Poem for Los Angeles (Summer 2007)

Melissa Buckheit, As If I Were Conceived In Her Diorama (Summer 2007)

Collin Kelley, Patty Hearst on the Occasion of Her Presidential Pardon (Broadside #10, Spring 2008)

Jeff Mann, Writers’ Tour of Kayford Mountain— October 16, 2006 (Spring Supplement 2008)

Oliver Rice, Minarets, Incense, Beggars (Winter 2008)

Susan Terris, See a Cliché, Be a Cliché (Broadside #9, Winter 2008)

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Congratulations to these writers, and my thanks for their trusting me with their fine works. Also, special thanks to Felicia Mitchell for editing the Spring Supplement 2008 issue that included Jeff Mann’s poem.

9 comments:

Tilt Press said...

Yay, Sam- so many great poets! I remember loving Melissa's poem, so glad to see it chosen.

anhaga said...

A very strong selection, Sam. Congratulations on having published these.

sam of the ten thousand things said...

Thanks, Rachel and James. I appreciate your comments.

DeadMule said...

Good choices, Sam. And thanks for posting them: A good reminder to us at the Mule to make our selections.
Helen Losse

Collin said...

Thanks for the inclusion, Sam. I'm honored!

sam of the ten thousand things said...

Thanks for the comment, Helen. And Collin, thanks for sending your work my way.

Lisa Allender said...

Hi Sam! Great choices--Collin manages to comment/"reframe" current events in a way that makes them "fresh". Very few people/poets can do that.
And I adore Sandra Beasley's stuff.We were in the same workshop, at IU(Indiana University)Writer's Conference, Summer 2004, with Maureen Seaton.

Lisa Allender said...

btw, in your current BFR, Felicia Mitchell's poem for her brother is quite tender. She appears to have "distance" with his death, even as she draws us, near. Lovely, lovely piece. I enjoyed reading her comments on the piece, too.

sam of the ten thousand things said...

Thanks for the comments, Lisa. I passed your note on to Felicia.