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R.E. Foundation Award

R.E. Foundation Award for Outstanding Poetry and her work has been nominated for the 2014 Pushcart Prize. Her debut collection, Traces, was published by I. Giraffe Press in 2013. She has been a featured reader in Baltimore, Philadelphia, Harrisburg, Reading, Gettysburg, and Lancaster events. Daina Savage Daina Savage, works as a freelance journalist for magazines and newspapers in the Mid- Atlantic region, with more than 3,000 published stories. She is a co-founder and codirector of the Spoken Word Festival in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. As the director of the Lancaster Poetry Continuum, she organized numerous poetry reading series in Lancaster museums, bookstores, and coffee shops. She is the co-founder of the Lancaster County Young Writers Workshop. Her poetry has been published in numerous regional journals and has garnered many writing awards. She is the 2013 recipient of the

How to Live, Riga 1939-2017 Butter the black bread. Snip sheaves of dill fold into sour cream. Line up the sprats like little soldiers, gold of their scales winking in the morning light. Remember the taste of hunger. Fry bacon. Render onions translucent as ration-cards in sweaty hands. Fill your plate with gratitude. Let there be enough now. Be enough now. Daina Savage