Contests

32nd Annual League of Minnesota Poets Contest: Deadline is Past.

Find Out Who Won

2016 League Contest BrochureSubmissions are now closed. 2017 Brochure coming soon.

 

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

Citations

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

LOMP 2015 Contest Brochure (pdf)

2014 Contest Winner's List

2013 Contest Winner's List

2012 LOMP Contest Winner’s List

Manningham Student Contest Rules (pdf)

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.