First place is $1,000. Click on the "James Hearst Poetry Prize" or the "Submissions" tab above to participate in the 2014 prize by submitting up to 5 original poems. All finalists are published in the Spring 2014 issue. All entry fees include a one-year subscription. Our judge this year is Iowa Poet Laureate, Mary Swander.
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The Summer 2012 Podcast Special Edition is here! Editor Vince Gotera and Associate Editor J.D. Schraffenberger interview the poet James Cihlar about his poems "Island of Cats" and "Island of Cats II" appearing in the Summer 2012 issue of the North American Review.
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The North American Review is pleased to announce that H.L. Hix has chosen the winner, runners-up, and honorable mentions for the 2013 James Hearst Poetry Prize.
First Place: Andrew Payton, “Bad May”
Second Place: Joanna Thompson Yezek, “Iowa Farm Sale”
Third Place: Mark Wagenaar, “A Phone Line to Seven Generations”
Honorable Mention: Alexis Coleman, “A Man’s Job”
Click on the "James Hearst Poetry Prize" or the "Submit" tab above to participate in the 2013 prize by submitting up to 5 original poems. First place receives $1,000. Ansel Elkins won first place last year with her poem, "Mississippi Pastoral," found in the Spring 2012 issue (available through our online store). Our judge this year is H.L.