Winter Poetry Contest

S. Tremaine Nelson
January 28, 2023

We’re thrilled to announce the winner of the Northwest Review Poetry Prize, selected by Major Jackson:

Two runners-up were also selected:

  • “Syncretism” by Sati Mookherjee
  • “The Father” by Arah Ko

The full list of finalists includes:

  • “Promesa” by Jessica Guzman
  • “All These Years of Loss Have Learned Me” by T.S. Leonard
  • “Not My Darkness” by Deborah Kelly
  • “Omma Bird” by Kim Sunee
  • “Dunadh for Brendan” by Tom Driscoll
  • “i get along without you, very well” by Scott Dalgarno
  • “Cavalry” by Lora Kinkade

Thank you to all who participated! The winning poem is now available online for you to read and share.