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2017 Winner

Coming Fall 2018

We are proud to announce that the Winner of the 2017 Concrete Wolf Chapbook Competition has been selected by our final judge, Natasha Kochicheril Moni.

This year's winner is Patty Crane of Windsor, MA, for her manuscript something flown.

Natasha writes: "I love this chapbook's play with form/formlessness, the way in which the poem builds upon itself creating its own mythology, offering visual space, breath. The author has given the reader so many reasons to read and reread this book."

something flown will be available in Fall 2018


Patty's web site:

2nd Place: Glenn Freeman
3rd Place: Kevin Miller
4th Place: C.W. Emerson
Drinking with O’Hara
Smoke and Miracles
The Impossible Time
Rana Bitar
Sarah Carey
Sarah Freligh
Tony Howarth
Susan Doble Kaluza
Susanna Lang
Deborah Murphy
Jed Myers
Anna Weaver
Martin Willits Jr.
Jacqueline Young
A Loaf of Bread
The Serving Wench
Songs of Deliverance
Rotary Dial
The Wire Said
All Wars Are the Same War
The Distance Formula
Ronald A. Busse
Jim Churchill-Dicks
Amy Elisabeth Davis
Anna De Vaul
Jean Esteve
Laura Foley
Red Hawk
Lynn Houston
Lucas Jacob
David Kann
Ruth Moon Kempher
John Laue
Steve Lautermilch
Katharyn Howd Machan
Elizabeth Majures
Suzanne Rogier Marshall
Susan Miller
John Noland
Robert Okaji
Thomas Patterson
Ethan Pennington
Melva Sue Priddy
Cathy Porter
Sam Seskin
Tim Sherry
Judith Skillman
Philip St. Clair
Edwina Trentham
Patrick Williams
Sally Zakariya
Honorable Mention
Walker Abel
Patricia Brody
Sarah Cooper
James Dott
Lydia-Laquatra Fesler
Jan C. Grossman
Cindy M. Hutchings
Marilyn Johnston
John N. Miller
Irene Mitchell
Nancy Owen Nelson
Sylvia Byrne Pollack
Tracey Saloman
Sharon E. Svendsen
Allison Thorpe
Connie Zumpf