The funniest things come up when you Google image search “contest.” Mostly, without even specifying, the images are from bikini contests. In retrospect: a doy. There are also lots of “caption this” contests. My favorite being–
Again: a doy. Also there’s this anti-charming, sexless corporate America uninspired bobblehead thingy that just made me think a thought that I’ve never had before. The thought was, “how can you run if you don’t have feet?”
All this fluff is to say: We’ve finally picked the winners for our Summer 2011 Poetry & Prose Contest.
AAAAAAAnd the winners of the Birdsong Micropress Summer 2011 Poetry & Prose Contest are…
Megan Ann McHugh, for her poem “An Arrangement of Holes and Hills,” and Pedro Ponce, for his short story “Invisible Man.”
You will be able to read their winning entries, alongside work by members of the Birdsong Collective, in birdsong #15, coming out next month (we’ll keep you abreast of the release party and reading date, as we figure it out!). Thanks everyone who entered and everyone who tweeted, forwarded, or wrote about it. Yr all the jam.
Tommy Pico, Editor-in-Chief
Daniel Portland, Managing Editor
Max Steele & Lauren Wilkinson, Prose Readers
Chantal Johnson, Katie Naoum & Roy Pérez, Poetry Readers
the rest of the Birdsong Collective