Portico

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Portico

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Portico by Sarah Stickney is the first winner of the Emrys Press Chapbook Prize. This annual contest honors a book of original poetry.  

Thomas Lux, this year's judge, wrote about Portico: "These Poems are smart, savvy, and original. They will prompt 'a happy clapping' among their readers, accompanied by murmurs (and for the less timid: shouts) of delight."

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Portico by Sarah Stickney is the first winner of the Emrys Press Chapbook Prize. This annual contest honors a book of original poetry.  

Thomas Lux, this year's judge, wrote about Portico: "These Poems are smart, savvy, and original. They will prompt 'a happy clapping' among their readers, accompanied by murmurs (and for the less timid: shouts) of delight."

Sarah Stickney holds an MFA from the University of New Hampshire. She is a former Fulbright Grantee for the translation of Italian/Albanian poet Gëzim Hajdari. Her co-translations of Elisa Biagini's selected poems, The Guest in the Wood, received the Best Translated Book Award for poetry in 2014. Her poems and translations have appeared both in the U.S. and abroad in publications such as La Questione Romantica, Rhino, The Portland Review, Drunken Boat, Mudlark, The Notre Dame Review, Structo, Bateau, and others. Originally from Santa Fe, NM, she currently lives in Baltimore, Maryland. Stuckney currently teaches at St. John's College, Annapolis, MD.