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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 Gerald Stern
By Ha Jin
By Jill McDonough
By LeConté Dill
By Ross Gay
By Rhina P. Espaillat
By William E. Stafford
By John Ashbery
By Lorine Niedecker
By Aimee Nezhukumatathil

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