Best American Poetry Poem Contest #2

THE CHALLENGE: 
When deciphered, the anagram.below represents the title of a book of poems by a past guest editor of "The Best American Poetry." Solve the puzzle, then write a two-stanza acrostic poem in which the first letters of the lines spell out the name of that poet.

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THE SOLUTION: 
The title of the book is The Triumph of Achilles by Louise Gluck, guest editor of The Best American Poetry 1993.

THE WINNER:
Frank Osen poetry contest winner
Frank Osen was born in Yokosuka, Japan, graduated from the University of California at Berkeley and Loyola Law School and lives with his family in Pasadena, California. His work has appeared in publications including Measure, Light Quarterly, Pivot, Blue Unicorn, and The Wallace Stevens Journal. He won the Lord Byron award in the Seventeenth World Order of Narrative and Formalist Poets competition and was a finalist in the 2007 Howard Nemerov sonnet competition.

Jeremy James Thompson is a typographer and poet currently working under a scholarship at the Center for Book Arts in New York City. His work focuses on the process of collaboration, the reinvention of propaganda, and the defining of a practical avant-garde. For more information, visit http://www.autotypograph.com.











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