2015 Sunken Garden Poetry Prize

Hadara Bar-NadavAssociate Professor Hadara Bar-Nadav’s publication, Fountain and Furnace, was awarded the 2015 Sunken Garden Poetry Prize Winner by Tupelo Press.

Winner of the Sunken Garden Poetry Award, selected by Peter Stitt

Tupelo Press is delighted to announce that Peter Stitt has selected Hadara Bar-Nadav of Kansas City, Missouri as winner of the 2015 Sunken Garden Poetry Prize for her chapbook manuscript, Fountain and Furnace.

The Sunken Garden Poetry Prize is a prestigious national poetry prize for adult writers. Established in 2002, the Prize has drawn submissions from around the country that have been judged by renowned poets such as Mark Doty, Martha Collins, Patricia Smith and Tony Hoagland. The winner receives a $1,000 cash prize, an introductory reading at the Summer 2015 Sunken Garden Poetry Festival, at which she will open for former US Poet Laureate Ted Kooser, and, of course, a chapbook, designed, published, and distributed nationally by Tupelo Press.

Read about the 2015 Tupelo Press contest and award winners.