Year Title Publisher Prize Amount Judge
1986 Bindweed Macmillan $5,000 Anthony Hecht


Christianne Balk grew up in Woodstock, New York. After studying biology at Grinnell College, she received a Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of Iowa Writers Workshop. Balk’s second poetry collection, Desiring Flight, was published by Purdue University Press in 1995.

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