2023 Winners

2023 Stephen A. DiBiase Poetry Contest Winners and Finalists

First ($600)
Kèféri—Overcomer Ibiteye, Sabon Gari, Kano State, Nigeria

Second ($400)
Jed Clampett Is A Happy Man—Cheryl A. Rice, Kingston NY

Third ($250) tie
Colours Of Recovery—Joshua Effiong, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria
Red Dust—Anita Vijayakumar, Lake Forest IL

Fifth ($175)

Visiting Blood—Paul Hastings Wilson, Wallkill NY

Sixth ($150)
My Grandmother Talked to Dolls—Jessica de Koninck, Montclair NJ


Honorable Mentions (10 @$100)


Other Finalists