We are proud of the high school students who participated in our workshop series this year, and who shared their work with us at our culminating event this spring. Read selected poems from the student poets here.
2014-2015 POL Prizes
We are thrilled that John Yau will judge the 2014-2015 POL Prize.
The reading period opens on September 5, 2014, and closes on November 7, 2014.
2013-2014 POL Prizes
We received a diverse and exciting array of manuscripts, which we were honored to consider. We are pleased to announce this year’s winners, which will be published by Fordham University Press in Spring 2015:
by Daneen Wardrop
POL Prize (selected by Kimiko Hahn)
On Generation and Corruption: Poems
by Terrence Chiusano
POL Editor’s Prize (selected by Elisabeth Frost)
High School Outreach
Poets Out Loud is a community of poetry at Fordham University at Lincoln Center. POL's mission is to provide opportunities for the creation, dissemination and enjoyment of poetry. The POL Reading Series presents free, year-round public readings by noted and emerging poets, serving the Fordham University community and New York City at large. The POL Book Series, run in coordination with Fordham University Press, issues two new full-length volumes of poetry annually, awarding publication and honoraria to the best manuscripts submitted in an international competition.
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Poets Out Loud Prize
Congratulations to the winners of the 2013-2014 POL Prizes:
Cyclorama, by Daneen Wardrop
Winner of the POL Prize, selected by Kimiko Hahn
On Generation and Corruption: Poems, by Terrence Chiusano
Winner of the POL Editor's Prize
Books from prior winners are available from Fordham University Press
Gray Matter, by Sara Michas-Martin
Winner of the 2012-2013 POL Prize, selected by Susan Wheeler
Errings, by Peter Streckfus
Winner of the 2012-2013 POL Editor's Prize
Poets Out Loud
Thank you to everyone who made this year such a success. We look forward to the 2014-2015 series, and will post the full schedule when it is finalized.
All readings are at 7 PM, 12th floor lounge, Lincoln Center Fordham campus (113 West 60 Street, a block from Columbus Circle subway.) All readings are free and open to the public.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
rescheduled from February 13, 2014
Donne and Contemporary Poetry Reading featuring Timothy Donnelly reading his own poems, and Nigel Smith performing musical settings of poems by John Donne and Paul Muldoon. Music composed by Nigel Smith with Andrew C. Lovett.
Monday, November 24, 2014
reading cosponsored by Poetry Society of America