Best of the Net

Sparks of Calliope nominated six poems for the Best of the Net award, sponsored by Sundress Publications. Eligible poems were submitted between July 1, 2020 and June 30, 2021, and were previously unpublished.

Best of the Net 2021 Nominees

“Between Love and Madness” by Deborah L. Staunton

“COVID Dispatch” by Charlie Brice

“Epigraph” by D. R. James

“Pan de Sal” by Chelsea Samson

“Past Death” by Stephen Kingsnorth

“The Artist Observes a Dead Tree” by R. Nikolas Macioci

 

Best of the Net 2020 Nominees

An Art Deco Version of the Panama Canal” by William Doreski

From Your Lover in the Middle East” by John Grey

The Last Time I Had to See You” by Victoria Hunter

Lamp Legacy” by Stephen Mead

The Rothko Room” by Anca Rotar

Ancestry… for my mother” by Karen Shepherd