The William Matthews Poetry Prize - Asheville Poetry Review

Below you’ll find links to the most recently added poetry, reviews, essays and interviews.

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Second prize is awarded to Sarah Gordon, from Athens, GA, for her poem, “The Last American Tour, 1953.” She will receive $250, as well as publication.

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The editors of Asheville Poetry Review are pleased to announce the William Matthews Poetry Prize Recipients for 2017.

The 2017 William Matthews Poetry Prize Winners

A comparison of his standpoint then with his more recent comments about the new poets he has elected to publish reveals an astonishing U-turn.

Asheville Poetry Review is an annual literary journal that publishes 180–220 pages of poems, interviews, translations, essays, historical perspectives, and book reviews. Since its inception, Asheville Poetry Review has published over 600 new and established writers from 14 different countries, including , , , , , , , , , , and . From its first regional issue, Asheville Poetry Review has grown into an international publication with distribution (by Ingram Periodicals) to major bookstores across the U.S. and Canada as well as to many independent bookstores in the U.S. and in several European countries.

Every year from September 15 – January 15, Asheville Poetry Review accepts entries for The William Matthews Poetry Prize.


Poetry Salzburg at the University of Salzburg

The promotional blurb read:

This collection from the work of four young poets, all under 25, presents an interesting contrast that is most refreshing after so much orthodoxy in current American poetry.

English Poetry published at the University of Salzburg


Included five poems by Brautigan: "The American Submarine," "A Postcard from the Bridge," "That Girl," "The Whorehouse at the Top of Mount Rainer," and "Swandragons."

WHY IS THE POETRY WORLD pretending that poetry is not an art form

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—Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe
was an American submarine,

sailing beneath a herd of buffaloes,
he torpedoed a maelstrom,

it sank slowly
into a drop of our past,

and the buffaloes did not hear a sound,
they continued grazing peacefully

in Nebraska.

The Case for Memorizing Poetry - The New York Times

Therefore, the poem, “Apostrophe to the Ocean,” paints George Byron’s view of the concept – man versus nature – by revealing his belief: the power of nature is insurmountable.

Poetry’s Relationship With the Olympics - The New York Times



Featured four poems by Brautigan: "The American Submarine," "A Postcard from the Bridge," "That Girl," and "The Sink." The poem "The Sink" is the second stanza of "The World Will Never End" first published in 1957 (see above).

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Included five poems by Brautigan: "The American Submarine," "A Postcard from the Bridge," "That Girl," "The Whorehouse at the Top of Mount Rainer," and "Swandragons."

The autumn river
is cold and clear
and fish hang
in the deep water,
loving neither dreams
nor reality.