February 16, 2010
Jennifer Atkinson discusses "A Leaf from the Book of Cities" on Luna Park.
March 17, 2010
Stephen Frech discusses "The Near Tender" on Luna Park.
June 19, 2010
April Lindner's "Waiting" published on Verse Daily.
Summer 2010
Congratulations to Lisa Fay Coutley, whose poem, "My Lake," from
issue 8 of Cave Wall, has been chosen for
Best New Poets 2010.
Winter 2011
Congratulations to Benjamin S. Grossberg and Sherman Alexie,
whose poems, "The Space Traveler Talks Frankly about Desire" and
"Valediction," from issue 7 of Cave Wall, have been chosen for
American Poetry 2011.
Summer 2011
Cave Wall editor Rhett Iseman Trull interviewed on the Ploughshares blog.
December 18, 2013
Nathaniel Perry's "In Bloom, Where the Meadow Rises" published on Poetry Daily.
Fall 2014
Cave Wall editor Rhett Iseman Trull interviewed in the The Review Review.
Spring 2015
Congratulations to Maxine Scates, whose poem, "Singer," from Cave Wall
Issue #13, was awarded a
Pushcart Prize.
Thanks to all who entered Cave Wall's
2017 BROADSIDE CONTEST. Congratulations to our
winners and finalists:
Spring 2017
Congratulations to Nickole Brown and Judson Mitcham whose poems,
"The Dead," and "White," from Cave Wall Issue #14, were chosen by Natasha
Trethewey for the  
Best American Poetry anthology.
1st PLACEJennifer Grotz, “Come, No Longer Unthinkable”

2nd PLACE—
Molly Spencer, “In Southeast Lower Michigan, a
Chance of Snow after Midnight”

3rd PLACE—
Chelsea Wagenaar, “Night Shift”

Danielle Beazer Dubrasky, “Palimpsest”
Matthew Thorburn, “Gray Light on an Unmade Bed”

Emma Bolden, “The Two White Pigeons”
Christopher Buckley, “After Su Tung-Po”
Malcolm Friend, “Ode to My Curls”
Charlotte Matthews, “Companion to the Mind”
Tori Reynolds, “Rabbit Rabbit”
Thank you to everyone who donated during our spring 2019
fundraiser. We raised $5700, thanks to you, and we are
grateful for more donations coming in. To learn more about
The Nina Riggs Poetry Award, including how to nominate
poems or make a donation, click
here and/or visit our
crowdfunding site.