Congratulations to the Ten Finalists for the 2015 Berfrois Poetry Prize!
Aalooran Rahman Bora of Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Nancy Devine of Grand Forks, North Dakota, USA
Anaïs Duplan, of Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Andre Gerard of Vancouver, Canada
Mel Goldberg of Ajijic, Jalisco, Mexico
Len Lawson of Sumter, South Carolina, USA
Dawn Promislow of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Philip Schaefer of Missoula, Montana, USA
Jessica Sequeira of Buenos Aires, Argentina
Sarah Shields of San Marcos, California, USA
The qualifying poem by each of these finalists will be published at Berfrois in the coming two weeks. Each finalist has submitted four more poems to Berfrois, and the winner of the 2015 Berfrois Poetry Prize will be selected on the basis of the finalists’ five-poem portfolios. The winner will receive a cash award and publication of their portfolio at Berfrois (with an introduction by Daniel Bosch).