I am proud of each and every contributor of Blue Heron Review, and it is a true honor to shine a light on their work. I wish I could have nominated more than 6 authors. Please join me in congratulating our 2021 Best of the Net Award Nominees! The following poets nominated appear in our Bonus Issue, Blue Heron Review Issue 12, Spring 2021 (HOPE). Visit the BHR 12 page to read all of these very fine poems. Simply scroll down to find the work of each author within the issue.
Rachael Inciarte / “terrestrial bodies”
Karen George / “All Night Long I Dream of Paintings”
Sheryl Cornett / “Cathedral: Arc of the Covenant”
Kersten Christianson / “In the Cauldron”
Jeannie E Roberts / “Noticing Arcs, Color, and the Spectral Luster of Hope”
Mary McCarthy / “Relief”
Congratulations to all!
Cristina M. R. Norcross, Founding Editor
Blue Heron Review