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Volume 65, Issue 2

Front Cover by Daisy Quezada Ureña
Untitled (detail) 2018
Porcelain and clothesline in Wuhan Student Dormitory
500 Sq. Ft.

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2024 Winner of the Anne Halley Prize, Michael Lavers

Congratulations to MICHAEL LAVERS, winner of this year's Anne Halley Poetry Prize!

Nathan McClain and Abigail Chabitnoy have selected Michael Lavers' poem "Sun, Birds, and Leaves" from MR's Summer 2023 issue (Vol. 64, Issue 2) for the prestigious prize.

MICHAEL LAVERS is the author of After Earth and The Inextinguishable, both published by the University of Tampa Press. His poems have appeared in PloughsharesAGNISouthwest ReviewBest New Poets 2015TriQuarterlyThe Georgia Review, and elsewhere. He has been awarded the University of Canberra Vice-Chancellor's International Poetry Prize, the Moth Poetry Prize, and the Bridport Poetry Prize. Together with his wife, the musician and artist Claire Åkebrand, and their two children, he lives in Provo, Utah, and teaches at Brigham Young University.

Our reading with Michael will be held in late spring/early summer. A recording of the event will be up afterward. 


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