The following poets received Honorable Mentions in the Touchstone Distinguished Books Award for 2016:
Ludmila Balabanova. Dewdrops on the Weeds (Sofia, Bulgaria: Small Stations Press, 2016).
Sylvia Forges-Ryan. What Light There Is: haiku, senryu and tanka of Sylvia Forges-Ryan, with haiga by Ion Codrescu (Winchester, VA: Red Moon Press, 2016).
Bill Kenney. the earth pushes back (Winchester, VA: Red Moon Press, 2016).
See the complete list of winners of both Individual Poem Awards and Distinguished Books Awards in the Touchstone Archives.