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Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Winter Fedyk - 2010 John Newlove Poetry Award

Winter Fedyk - 2010 John Newlove Poetry Award
2010 John Newlove Poetry Award
WINNER:

Uncle Brad - Winter Fedyk (published February 2010)

"This year’s winner of the John Newlove Poetry Award stood out from a strong field of finalists for its rich execution of focalized perception and its economical rendering of character through the use of terse, gritty idiom. Character in its formative context is communicated from the child’s perspective through concrete observations of small things, until the adult’s worldview arrives and is heard in the poem like a drill that has pierced its way through the distance of time and memory."
Jason Camlot, 2010 John Newlove Poetry Award Judge


Honourable Mentions:

Collage No. 34 - Emily Falvey (January 2010)
Over Easy - Rebecca Geyelyn (September 2009)
In medias res - Stephen de Paul (June 2010)

the judge for the 2011 award will be poet, editor and interdisciplinary artist Angela Rawlings. poems published on bywords.ca between September, 2010 and August, 2011 will be considered for the award. please consult the guidelines on the site and send your submissions to submissions@bywords.ca

Amanda Earl
www.bywords.ca

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