Sycamore Contributor Jane Springer Wins 2006 Agha Shahid Ali Prize

BY REBEKAH SILVERMAN, Editor-in-Chief

The charming and eloquent Jane Springer, whose poems, both called “Dear Blackbird,” are in Sycamore Review’s current issue, 18.2, has won the 2006 Agha Shahid Ali prize for poetry through the University of Utah Press.  Her book, Dear Blackbird, will be published in May 2007.  The 2006 prize was judged by JD McClatchy.  How awesome is that?!?