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2012 Poem of the Year

And the winner is…

Arc is pleased to announce the winner of the 2012 Poem of the Year grand prize: “The Fever Dreamer” by Jacob McArthur Mooney.


Now in its seventeenth year, the Arc Poetry Magazine Poem of the Year contest has upped the ante, offering a $5,000 grand prize. “The Fever Dreamer” is published in Arc 68 Summer 2012, on newsstands now. 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.


Get Arc 68 this June to read our winning poems. And this summer to read “The Fever Dreamer.”