Don ColburnDon Colburn received the Cathy Smith Bowers Poetry Chapbook Award for won chapbook contest.

The Cathy Smith Bowers Award goes to the winner of a national competition for best poetry chapbook manuscript, chosen by the final judge, Cathy Smith Bowers, former Poet Laureate of North Carolina. The winner receives $1,000 and publication of the book by Main Street Rag publishing company. My chapbook, Mortality with Pronoun Shifts, is due to be released in March 2019. For more info, go to Main Street Rag Bookstore and click on Coming Soon.