Tuesday, September 25, 2007

Sandra Kasturi poem shortlisted for Arc Poetry Magazine's International Poem of the Year

Sandra Kasturi's poem "Miraculous Bears" was a finalist for Arc Poetry Magazine's International Poem of the Year contest. The short list of 50 poems was blindly selected (without knowledge of the author’s identity), by an editorial panel from 912 poems by 376 poets. The first-prize winner, announced September 17, was Susan Elmslie, who received $1,500 for her poem "Box."