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ONLY poems listed here or in the current printed anthology are eligible for the 2017-2018 competition.

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By Cynthia Cruz
By Major Jackson
By William Matthews
By Edwin Arlington Robinson
By Toi Derricotte
By James Merrill
By Hailey Leithauser
By Calvin Forbes
By Lisel Mueller
By Ricardo Pau-Llosa

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