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Monday, May 1, 2023

Congratulations Zachary Lundgren - WINNER of the '23 Birdy Poetry Prize!


It is with great excitement that we share the announcements for the 2023 Birdy Poetry Prize with you! 

The winning poetry collection for our annual Birdy Poetry Prize is Turkey Vulture by Zachary Lundgren! Congratulations! 

About the Winner:
Zachary Lundgren was born in California and received his MFA in poetry from the University of South Florida. He has been published in several literary magazines and reviews, including The Columbia Review, The Wisconsin Review, Clockhouse, Beecher’s Magazine, and The Louisville Review. He received his PhD in rhetoric and composition from East Carolina University and now resides in Denver, Colorado. 

We are also happy to extend a warm congratulations to our finalists and semi-finalists! 

A recording of our announcement event, which took place on Friday, will be shared soon. Watch our featured Meadowlark readers, Zachary Lundgren, Alison Hicks ('21 winner, Knowing Is a Branching Trail), Jonathan Greenhause ('22 winner, Cupping Our Palms), Brian Daldorph ('20 finalist, Kansas Poems), and Ruth Maus ('19 finalist, Valentine) read, and hear why our 2023 guest judge, Melissa Fite Johnson, chose Turkey Vulture to win this prize. 

Zachary will receive $1,000, publication, and 50 copies of his book. Stay tuned!

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