Year Title Publisher Prize Amount Judges
2021 Martian Nomadic Press $5,000 Mark Bibbins
        Aimee Nezhukumatathil
        Ladan Osman



James Cagney is the author of Black Steel Magnolias in the Hour of Chaos Theory (Nomadic Press, 2018), winner of the PEN Oakland Josephine Miles Award. His second book of poems, Martian (Nomadic Press, 2022), received the 2021 James Laughlin Award.

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