2019 Red Mountain Poetry Prize


The 2019 Red Mountain Poetry Prize awarded to Arne Weingart for UNPRACTICAL THINKING. Publication March 2020. The poem that won me over is the poem addressed to Mark Strand (the poet unwriting), clever, sly, but loving, nonetheless. And the voice that won me over was the Jewish ironic voice of someone not willing to play it too straight or too crooked—but always with a