2018 Poetry Broadside Contest Winner Announced


Sundress Publications is thrilled to announce the results of the 2018 Poetry Broadside Contest. Our staff has selected the winner’s poem to be letterpress-printed and made available for sale on our online store this summer.

This year’s winner is Ina Cariño with the poem “Feast.”

Bio Pic - Ina Carino

Josephine “Ina” Cariño’s work has appeared in such journals as New American Fiction (New Rivers Press), One (Jacar Press), and december, among others. Influenced by the natural backdrop of her childhood home in the mountains of the Philippines, as well as an interest in the interplay between life and death, Cariño draws on both nature imagery and folklore in her work. She currently resides in Raleigh, NC, where she is pursuing her MFA in creative writing at North Carolina State University.

The finalists in the 2018 Poetry Broadside Contest were:

“Saint Quiteria,” Anne Champion
“Week After the Election,” Katy Ellis
“Tejon Ranch Sonata: 2032,” Benjamin Gucciardi
“Dementia: Cicadidae,” Kate Johnsen
“Second Story,” Halee Kirkwood
“Dedication,” Michael Meyehofer
“Time Capsule for My Daughter,” Abby E. Murray
“Saint Catherine Takes the Auspices,” Nancy Reddy
“What I Didn’t Say When You Asked Why I Needed a Bird Tattoo,” Michelle S. Reed
“After the Girl,” Amy Woolard
“We Do Not Have Any Openings At This Time,” Amy Woolard

Find out more about our open contest and submission calls at sundresspublications.com. Orders for our broadsides will be open later this year.


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