Judge Mike Dockins has chosen M. Wright’s poem “Ancient Future” as the winner of the 2016 Atlantis award. He has also chosen a number of finalists and honorable mentions that all have wonder poems. You can read them all here.
M. Wright is the author of the chapbook Dear Dementia (Ghost City Press, April 2017). His poems have recently appeared or are forthcoming in Squawk Back, Maudlin House, Ghost City Review, L’Éphémère Review, Bombus Press, Barely South Review, The Rising Phoenix Review, cahoodaloodaling, and Temenos Journal. More at: wrightm.com Twitter: @
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M. Wright – “Ancient Future”
HONORABLE MENTIONS (in no particular order):
Jonathan Travelstead – “Crowd Source”
Brett Salsbury – “This Hue Only Exists Here”
JP Allen – “Love Song with Lag”
Erin Armstrong – “A Cartographer”
Lisa Zou – “Blind Mammal(s)”
Gail Waldstein – “pulse”