Colorado State University Center for Literary Publishing

Current Winner

The current winner of the Colorado Prize for Poetry

We are very pleased to announce that Brandon Krieg’s Magnifier was selected by final judge Kazim Ali as the winner of the 2019 Colorado Prize for Poetry. His book will be published in November 2019.

Brandon Krieg is the author of the poetry collections In the Gorge (Codhill, 2017) and Invasives (New Rivers Press, 2014) and a chapbook, Source to Mouth (New Michigan Press, 2012). He teaches at Kutztown University and lives in Kutztown, Pennsylvania with his spouse, Colleen O’Brien, and their son.