Lengthy Poem Contest

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Winners now announced.
Join us all of April as we present:

Nicole Del Rio
My Love Letter to Divine Femininity
publishing April 1st, 3rd and 6th

Dana Kroos
How to Find a Black Hole in Your Kitchen
publishing daily April 8th through 22nd

Sandip Saha
A Sequence of Poems Where Water is Present
publishing daily April 23rd through 28th

Fan Voting is now open, through Sunday May 1st
Winners will be announced on May Day, which is May 2nd.

Meet the Finalists

Including the Defenestrationism tradition of
a photo of our authors’ favorite chair.

Nicole Del Rio is a second generation Cuban American and young writer, living in the vibrant city of Miami. Her biggest influences are magical realism, mythology, as well as classic authors such as Donna Tartt and Jane Austen. When not writing, she enjoys reading, drawing, and creating fashion boards on Pinterest.

If you wish to learn more about Nicole check out her website modernromantics.net 
or follow her on Instagram @fairieswithroses.

Dana Kroos received a Ph.D. in creative writing and literature from the University of Houston and an MFA in fiction writing from New Mexico State University. Nominated for a Pushcart Prize, her short stories and poems have appeared in “American Short Fiction Online,” “Glimmer Train,” “The Florida Review,” “The Superstition Review,” “Minnesota Monthly”and other literary publicationsHer work is frequently influenced by her travels in Africa, Asia, South America and other places, and by her studies in art through which she also holds a MFA from the Rhode Island School of Design and a MA from Purdue University. More information can be found at www.danakroos.com.

Sandip Saha from India won award and became finalist in poetry contests in USA. He published three poetry collections including “Trial of God”, “Loving women” by amazon, 2021, one poetry chapbook, “Toast for women”, Oxford, UK, 2021 and 97 poems in 33 journals in five countries including India, USA, UK.