Erasure 2012 image (all of the erasers)
After months of careful consideration and many late nights spent reading (and re-reading) more than 250 poems, Geist is pleased to announce the short list for the 2nd Annual Geist Erasure Poetry Contest. Many thanks to all those who entered and congratulations to the shortlisted entrants!
- Annik Adey-Babinski, "Now They Want a Singing Competition"
- Lucy Bacon, "Erasure Haiku"
- Patrick Grace, "Conversations"
- Adrienne Stevenson, "Tetchy Sketch"
- Karen Massey, "Chin Up, Alice B, /w Love from Gertrude"
- Mark Petrie, "Always the Procreant Urge of the World"
- Elmer Wiens, "The Red Wagon"
- Neily Jennings, "Neighbo(u)rs"
- Frank Beltrano, "22 Tofu for Who are You on the Way to Heaven"
The winning entries will be announced in Geist 87, in mailboxes and on newsstands January 2013.
Honourable mentions will be available to read at geist.com in January 2013.
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