Tina Schumann Wins The 2023 Moon City Poetry Award

Big congratulations to Tina Schumann for winning first prize in the 2023 Moon City Poetry Award competition! Series Editor Karen Craigo has selected Schumann’s Boneyard Heresies to be published later this year by MCP. Schumann will also receive the $1,000 first prize.

Tina Schumann is the author of three poetry collections, Praising the Paradox (Red Hen Press); Requiem. A Patrimony of Fugues, winner of the Diode Editions Chapbook Competition; and As If (Parlor City Press), which won the Stephen Dunn Poetry Prize. She is editor of the IPPY award-winning anthology Two Countries. U.S. Daughters and Sons of Immigrant Parents (Red Hen). Her work received the American Poet Prize from The American Poetry Journal, finalist status in the 2023 Jeffrey E. Smith Editors’ Prize from The Missouri Review, the Terrain.org annual poetry contest, and honorable mentions in The Atlantic, Crab Creek Review, and The Allen Ginsberg Award. She is a poetry editor with Wandering Aengus Press. Her poems have appeared since 1999 in publications such as The American Journal of Poetry, Ascent, Catamaran, Cimarron Review, Hunger Mountain, Michigan Quarterly Review, Nimrod, Poetry Daily, Rattle, and Verse Daily and read on NPR’s The Writer’s Almanac. You can find her at www.tinaschumann.com.

Finalists Stephen Tuttle and Dale Cottingham were named as Runners-Up.

Thanks to everyone who entered this year’s competition—the editors of Moon City Press appreciate your faith in us.

If you’re interested in entering the 2024 Moon City Poetry Award competition, here’s the link:

Moon City Press Submission Manager – The 2024 Moon City Poetry Award (submittable.com)