We are thrilled to announce the winners of our 2012 Poetry Contest, judged graciously by Carolyn Forche. These four exceptional poems will be featured in LUMINA Volume XI, available April 22, 2011 for mail-order and at select bookstores throughout Manhattan and Brooklyn.
1st Place, Joey De Jesus, “hunters’ camp at Nxai Pan”
2nd Place, Marielle Prince, “Downpour in Marshall County, Mississippi”
3rd Place, Jessica Cuello, “Massacre at Beziers, 1209”
Honorable Mention, Christopher Lirette, “A Year Acceptable to the Lord”