Poetica Magazine

Poetica Magazine

Congratulations to all the winners!

1st - 3rd Place

1st Place -  $250.00 Award
"The Taste of Challah" by Gloria g. Murray
Deer Park, New York 

2nd Place - $150.00 Award
"On The Jewish New Year" by David Silverman
 Skokie, Illinois

3rd Place - $150.00 Award
"Zayde" by Sally Albiso
 Port Angeles, Washington


Five Honorable Mention ($75.00)

1st HM
"Any Open Vessel Becomes Unclean" by Sally Albiso
 Port Angeles, Washington

2nd HM
"Golden Windows" by Ruth Rifka
 Toronto, Ontario

3rd HM
"Old Country" by Miriam Bat-Ami
 Mattawan, Michigan 

4th HM
"The Gathering" by Carol Kanter
 Evanston, Illinois

5th HM
"The Goldberg Variations" by Ted Eisenberg
North Caldwell, New Jersey

Finalists ($36.00)

“In Her Mouth” by Sally Albiso
 Port Angeles, Washington

“Laugh America Star, Jew Pockets Poem” by Annie Dawid
 Monument, Colorado

“Zhou Ling” by Deborah Kahan Kolb
Bronx, New York

“Yetta” by M. E. Lerman
 Rockville, Maryland

“In the Middle of the In Class Essay Exam” by Yehosua November 
Teaneck, New Jersey

“Memory and Meaning” by Roberta Visser
 Swanzey, New Hampshire

Additional works by the following poets
were presented to the judges for consideration:

Joshua Bernstein
B. Lynch Black
Hillel Broder

Aliya Charney

Romeo Cruz

Annie Dawid

Sharon Eiferman
Susan Gabbay
Reuven Goldfarb
Atar Hadari
Janet Heller

Mia Herman

Faigie Horowitz
Anna Jacobson
A. Moriah Jones
Carol Kanter
Heather Katzoff
Deborah Kahan Kolb

Brandon Marlon
Celia Merlin
Gloria g. Murray
Joel Netsky
Yehoshua November
 Mimi Plevin-Foust
Shirani Rajapakse

Ruth Rifka
JoAnna Scandiffio
Beraha Sellem

David Silverman
Tamar Stern

JJ Steinfeld

Keith Tornheim

Elizabeth Topper

Keith Tornheim

Roberta Visser

Paul Weidknecht
Bonnie Weisz