34th Annual League of Minnesota Poets Contest

Full information here: 2018 League Contest Brochure


33rd Annual League of Minnesota Poets Contest: The winners are in! Here are the FULL RESULTS

2017 League Contest Brochure


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

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2016 League Contest BrochureSubmissions are now closed.

Convention Madness Contest Results Are In!

League of Minnesota Poets

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

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.