2008 Rattle Poetry Prize Winners

Rattle is proud to announce the winner of the 2008 Rattle Poetry Prize:


Joseph Fasano
Goshen, NY
Mahler in New York

Honorable Mentions:

The Neighbors” – Phyllis Abloaf, San Francisco, CA

After Six” – Meghan Adler, San Francisco, CA

Dear IRS” – John Brehm, Boulder, CO

The Tulip Tree” – Ted Gilley, North Bennington, VT

Nameless Boy” – Douglas Goetsch, New York, NY

Watching the Wizard of Oz” – Rebecca Lehmann, Tallahassee, FL

My People” – Hilary Melton, Richmond, VT

Road Sign, Interstate 5” – Robert Peake, Ojai, CA

Dream/Time” – Deborah Tobola, Santa Maria, CA

The Calendar” – Amie Whittemore, Herrin, IL

The eleven winning poems were published in Rattle #30, which released in December 2008.

Thank you to everyone who participated in the competition, which would not have been a success without your diverse and inspiring poems.

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