—3RD PLACE, PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED PRIZE—
Catherine-Esther Cowie is from the Caribbean island of St. Lucia and has lived in Canada and the US. She is a graduate of the Pacific University low-residency MFA program. Her writing has appeared in the Penn Review, Glass: A Journal of Poetry, The Common, Potomac Review, Southern Humanities Review and Portland Review. Her work is forthcoming in Poetry South, West Branch Journal, TriQuarterly and Little Patuxent Review.