Meghan Sterling wins 2022 Paul Nemser Book Prize

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Lily Poetry Review Books is pleased to announce that Meghan Sterling has won the Paul Nemser Book Prize for her searing and atmospheric manuscript, View from a Borrowed Field, which will be published in March 2023

Mary Buchinger was named Honorable Mention for her manuscript There Is Only the Sacred and Desecrated, which will be published in March 2023.

About Meghan Sterling

Meghan Sterling’s work has been nominated for 4 Pushcart Prizes in 2021 and has been published or is forthcoming in Rattle, Colorado Review, Idaho Review, Radar Poetry, Birdcoat Quarterly, West Trestle Review, River Heron Review, SWIMM, Pinch Journal and many others. She is Associate Poetry Editor of the Maine Review. Her first full-length collection These Few Seeds (Terrapin Books) came out in 2021 and is a finalist for the Eric Hoffer First Horizon Award. Her chapbook, Self Portrait with Ghosts of the Diaspora (Harbor Editions) will be out in 2023.  Read her work at

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