Congratulations to Jennifer Hambrick of Columbus, Ohio, for winning Sheila-Na-Gig online’s Fall 2020 Poetry Contest. A newcomer to Sheila-Na-Gig online, Jennifer’s poems will appear in our upcoming issue.
A Pushcart Prize nominee, Ohio native Jennifer Hambrick won First Place in the 2018 Haiku Society of America Haibun Award Competition; was selected by former U.S. Poet Laureate Ted Kooser to be featured in his newspaper and online column American Life in Poetry; was appointed the inaugural Artist-in-Residence at historic Bryn Du Mansion, Granville, Ohio; and authored the poetry collection Unscathed (NightBallet Press), nominated for the Ohioana Book Award. Hundreds of her poems appear in The American Journal of Poetry, Chiron Review, the Santa Clara Review, The Main Street Rag, POEM, The San Pedro River Review, Maryland Literary Review, Third Wednesday, Mad River Review, Oyster River Pages, Modern Haiku, The Haibun Journal, Frogpond, the major Japanese newspapers The Asahi Shimbun and The Mainichi, and in many other journals and anthologies. A frequent recipient of poetry commissions, Jennifer Hambrick has also received numerous awards and other recognitions for her poetry, including from Tokyo’s NHK World TV, Haiku Poets of Northern California, the Ohio Poetry Association, and others. A classical musician and public radio broadcaster and web producer, Jennifer Hambrick lives in Columbus, Ohio. jenniferhambrick.com.
Our next contest ($7.00 fee) and regular submissions (free) deadline is November 1. https://sheilanagigblog.com/submissions/
We are also running a fun ekphrastic challenge for an upcoming anthology — Deadline September 18:https://sheilanagigblog.com/call-for-submissions-an-ekphrastic-response-to-pandemic-evolution-by-matthew-wolfe/