Congratulations to George Franklin of Miami, Florida for winning Sheila-Na-Gig Editions’ first annual full-length manuscript contest! We are honored to accept Traveling for No Good Reason for future publication.
Franklin practices law in Miami and teaches writing workshops in Florida state prisons. His poems have been most recently published in Sheila-Na-Gig online, Salamander, The Wild Word, B O D Y, Matter, Scalawag, Gulf Stream, Rascal, Amsterdam Quarterly, and Twyckenham Notes. Additional poems are forthcoming in The Threepenny Review, Cagibi, The Wild Word, and armarolla, and a bi-lingual edition of his poems, with Spanish translations by Ximena Gomez, is forthcoming from Katakana Editores.