The editors of Moon City Press would like to congratulate the following 11 writers, whose manuscripts have been named finalists in the 2019 Moon City Poetry Award competition:
Emily August of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Paul Bone of Evansville, Indiana
C.w. Emerson of Palm Springs, California
Charlie Green of Cortland, New York
Karen Kovacik of Indianapolis, Indiana
Ann Lovett of Ashland, Oregon
Katharyn Machan of Ithaca, New York
Sandy Marchetti of Lisle, Illinois
Matt Morgan of Kalamazoo, Michigan
Phoebe Reeves of Cincinnati, Ohio
Bret Shepard of Tacoma, Washington
Series Editor Karen Craigo will select a winner from this group. That winner will have their book published on Moon City Press and receive the $1,000 top prize.
We congratulate these authors for making it to this stage, but also regard every writer who entered this contest, so many great manuscripts, making our decision extremely tough.