Monday, December 30, 2013

For the Pavement Saw 2012-13 Chapbook Award
(whose end date was 12/31/12)

The winner is Alex Johns for Robot Cosmetics
(his first collection ever!)

Alex Johns is an Associate Professor of English at the University of North Georgia.  He was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia and currently resides with his wife and son in the Athens, Georgia area.  He has both an MA in English and a PhD in Language and Literacy from the University of Georgia, and his poems have appeared in Stray Dog Almanac, Chaffin Journal, The Oklahoma Review, Red River Review, Kota Press, and Scrivener’s Pen.

This collection will be published in a run of 400 copies plus overage in early 2014.

In geographic order, our finalists

Jason Gordon from Catonsville, MD
Sharon Dolin from NYC
Jared Harel from Astoria, NY
Linda Strever from Olympia,WA
Charles Atkinson from Soquel, CA

Books were sent to all participants back in March. Thanks to all who entered!

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