Congrats to CWW Director Rita Banerjee, named finalist for Red Hen Press Benjamin Saltman Poetry Prize

RedHenLogoOn January 21, 2016, Red Hen Press announced the winner and finalists for its 2015 Benjamin Saltman Poetry Award.  Rita Banerjee’s poetry manuscript, “Echo in Four Beats,” was listed as a finalist for the 2015 Saltman Award.  Rita Banerjee is the Executive Creative Director of the Cambridge Writers’ Workshop, and her writing has been featured in Electric Literature, VIDA: Women in Literary Arts, Queen Mob’s Tea House, and Riot Grrrl Magazine.  She is author of the poetry collection, Cracklers at Night, and her novella, A Night with Kali, is forthcoming in 2016.  The contest was judged by Carl Phillips, and information about Red Hen Press and the 2015 winners and finalists can be found here.