Public Poetry Project 2017 winners

Public Poetry Project 2017 winners

photo of two men, two women standing next to vertical poster stands holding their winning poem's poster design

The Pennsylvania Center for the Book's 2017 Public Poetry Project winners read their winning poems and others during a ceremony on April 20, 2017. The poets and their poetry posters include, from left, James Brasfield and "Daylight Ghosts," Meg Day and "Aubade for One Still Uncertain of Being Born," Fred Shaw and "Scraping Away," and Laura Spagnoli with "Waiting for Test Results in the Kitchen." Close-ups of each poster can be seen at the Public Poetry Project website.

IMAGE: Nathan Valchar/Penn State University Libraries