33rd Annual League of Minnesota Poets Contest: Submission Window Opens May 1st, 2017 Deadline July 31, 2017
32nd Annual League of Minnesota Poets Contest: Deadline is Past.
2016 League Contest Brochure: Submissions are now closed.
Convention Madness Contest Results Are In!
League of Minnesota Poets
NFSPS CONVENTION MADNESS CONTEST RESULTS
March 20, 2016
Judge: Laura Hansen of Little Falls, Minnesota (current Stevens Manuscript Winner)
1st Place (4 nights stay at Oak Ridge Hotel and Conference Center)
"An Ordinary Love Revealed in" Mary Schmidt, West St. Paul, Minnesota
2nd Place (All meals Thursday through Sunday)
"Deserts Happen" Kathy Lohrum Cotton, Anna, Illinois
3rd Place (Registration Fee paid)
Still Life with Jackie and Unlit Cigarette" Patricia Hale, West Hartford, Connecticut
HONORABLE MENTIONS (Poem by Post Subscription)
1st Honorable Mention "Porch Swing" Jim Barton, Huttig, Arkansas
2nd HM "The Constant Rediscovery of Fire" Jim Barton, Huttig, Arkansas
3rd HM "Drought" Jim Barton, Huttig, Arkansas
1st Citation "Wrds" Linda Eve Diamond, Port Orange, Florida
2nd Citation "One Spring Day" Dennis R. Patton, Alexander, Arkansas
3rd Citation "The Facts" Patricia Hale, West Hartford, Connecticut
4th Citation "Where Gravity Has Brought Them" Eleanor Berry, Lyons, Oregon
5th Citation "Skating the Lake of Perfect Ice" Ellen Lager, Robbinsdale, Minnesota
NATIONAL MANNINGHAM STUDENT POETRY COMPETITION. This contest is open to all Minnesota students in public, private and parochial schools grades 6 through 12. Poems are first judged on a state level. Winners at state level are submitted for national competition. For contest rules, take a look at the file posted above.