Ann Lauterbach has selected the winner and the five finalists for the second annual Omnidawn Poetry Prize.

The winning manuscript is The Madeleine Poems, by Paul Legault, Brooklyn, NY.

Here are the five finalist manuscript titles (in alpha order by the poets’ last names). There is no ranking order for our finalists:

Friend of Mies Van der Rohe, by James Belflower (Albany, NY)
Not Here, Not Dead, by Nik DeDominic (New Orleans, LA)
The Division of Labor, by Dot Devota (lived abroad this summer in Beirut, Lebanon)
The Animist, by Jean-Paul Pequeur (Brooklyn, NY)
Antique Sun, by Zach Savich (Leonardtown, MD)

We will have more information about the winner and the finalists on our web page and on our blog soon.