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ONLY poems listed here or in the current printed anthology are eligible for the 2016-2017 competition.

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By Dolores Hayden
By Thomas Campion
By Louis Jenkins
By W. S. Merwin
By Jessica Greenbaum
By X J Kennedy
By Robert Creeley
By J. V. Cunningham
By Weldon Kees
By Kevin Craft

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