2014-2015 POL Prizes
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.
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 10, 2014. Please submit your manuscripts here.
2013-2014 POL Prizes
We received a diverse and exciting array of manuscripts, which we were honored to consider. We were 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
Reading Series 2014-2015
September 15 - Jill Bialosky, Kimberly Johnson
October 22 - Donne and Contemporary Poetry: Featuring Timothy Donnelly and settings of Donne poems composed and performed by Nigel Smith with Andrew C. Lovett
November 24 - Reading cosponsored by Poetry Society of America. Erica Doyle, Angela Jackson
February 17 - Alicia Ostriker, Molly Peacock
March 23 - Book Launch and Reading for winners of the 2013-2014 Poets Out Loud Prizes: Daneen Wardrop(winner, POL Prize), Terrence Chiusano (winner, POL Editor's Prize). With Kimiko Hahn
April 20 - Willie Perdomo, Jordan Windholz, and high school students from outreach
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.