Arc Poetry Magazine announces and publishes the 2012 Poems of the Year. Editors say, "Our winner's craft is sound, its music strong, its voice and subject matter compelling. And we think you'll agree, it couldn't have happened to a nicer poet."
Grand Prize: $5,000
Jacob McArthur Mooney: "The Fever Dreamer"
Michael Fraser: "Going to Cape"
Kayla Czaga: "Proposal for the Palace of the Soviets, 1933" and "Biography of My Father"
Karen Hofmann: "Uses for a Mole"
Michael Eden Reynolds: "Diagnosis"
Renee Sarojini Saklikar "Coda"
Diana Brebner Prize
Lauren Turner: "Engaging the Core"