Hats Off! to Gideon Young, who took Second Place in the 2020 James Applewhite Poetry Prize sponsored by the North Carolina Literary Review, for his poem "kwansaba crown." David E. Poston claimed Third Place for his poem "She, Being Holy Ghost." And Terri Greco received an Honorable Mention for her poem "After Perfecting a Coconut Cream Pie, I Fail." The final judge was NC Poet Laureate Jaki Shelton Green. All of these poems will also be published in the 2021 print issue next summer.