2015 Astounding Beauty Ruffian Press Poetry
are pleased to announce that Judith Waller Carroll of Hot Springs Village, Arkansas
is the winner of our 2015 Poetry Chapbook contest for her collection entitled The Consolation of Roses.
To order a copy, please visit our BOOKS page and click on the link at the bottom of the page.
We would like to thank all who entered our competition this year.
There were some fine collections, and we enjoyed reading each one.
press is named in honor of the champion thoroughbred filly Ruffian, whose astounding beauty, unbelievable feats on the racetrack,
and tragic fate, haunt us to this day. She was magnificent, and she was golden.
Poets are channels through which
the truth is told.