July 16, 2015
Kunitz Memorial Prize Awarded to Jared Harel

This year's Stanley Kunitz Memorial Prize has been awarded to Jared Harel for his poem "Veterans Day, 2014." The winning poem will appear in the September/October 2015 issue. We thank everyone who sent poems to be considered; there was a wealth of excellent work from which to choose. 


Jared Harel’s poems have appeared in Tin House, The Southern  Review, The Threepenny Review, Shenandoah and Ecotone. A graduate of Cornell’s MFA program, he lives in Astoria, Queens, teaches writing at Nassau Community College, and plays drums for the twang-rock band, The Dust Engineers.

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