Marilyn Annucci of Madison, Wisconsin named winner of the 2018 Press 53 Award for Poetry for The Arrows That Choose Us. Ms. Annucci is the author of two chapbooks—Waiting Room, winner of the 2102 Sunken Garden Poetry Prize (Hill-Stead Museum, 2012), and Luck (Parallel Press, 2000). Originally from Massachusetts, Marilyn has lived in Madison, Wisconsin, for twenty years, and teaches at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, where she is Professor of English in the Department of Languages and Literatures.
Winner of the Open Book Poetry Competition: Nicholas Gulig’s Orient
Nicholas Gulig is a Thai-American poet from Wisconsin. The author of North of Order (YesYes Books) and Book of Lake (Cutbank), he currently lives in Fort Atkinson, WI and teaches at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.