Contest Winners

The Winner’s Circle

2018 Winners

    • 2018 Dr. Lily Peter Spring Celebration Contest Winners
    • 2018 Jeannie Dolan Carter Memorial Collegiate Poetry Winners Press Release

      Poets’ Roundtable of Arkansas (PRA) has announced the winners of its 2018 statewide Jeannie Dolan Carter Memorial Collegiate Poetry Contest (JDC).  Pictured left to right in the below group photo are:  PRA President Dennis Patton, Arkansas Poet Laureate Jo McDougall, 3rd Place Winner Alexandra Borchardt from Arkansas State University, 1st Place Winner Jake Sawyer from University of the Ozarks, JDC Sponsor Roger Carter, and JDC Contest Chair Donna Smith.  The separate photo is 2nd Place Winner Meleah Perez from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville.PRA also congratulates 3 Honorable Mentions:  1HM – Lindsey Walker from the University of Central Arkansas, 2HM – Rebecca Albert from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, and 3HM – Samuel Cross-Meredith from John Brown University in Siloam Springs.

      Left to Right:  PRA President Dennis Patton, Arkansas Poet Laureate Jo McDougall, 3rd Place Winner Alexandra Borchardt from Arkansas State University, 1st Place Winner Jake Sawyer from University of the Ozarks, JDC Sponsor Roger Carter, and JDC Contest Chair Donna Smith
      Left to Right:  PRA President Dennis Patton, Arkansas Poet Laureate Jo McDougall, 3rd Place Winner Alexandra Borchardt from Arkansas State University, 1st Place Winner Jake Sawyer from University of the Ozarks, JDC Sponsor Roger Carter, and JDC Contest Chair Donna Smith

      2nd Place Winner Meleah Perez from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville
      2nd Place Winner Meleah Perez from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville
    • 2018 SNA Student Contest Press Release

      Pictured left to right: PRA President Dennis Patton of Alexander, Arkansas Poet Laureate Jo McDougall of Little Rock, 3rd Honorable Mention Millie Allgood of Little Rock, 1st Honorable Mention McKenzie Young of Sherwood, 1st Place Winner Evie Kinsey of Benton, AR, and PRA Student Contest Co-Chair Laura Loughridge of North Little Rock.
      Pictured left to right: PRA President Dennis Patton of Alexander, Arkansas Poet Laureate Jo McDougall of Little Rock, 3rd Honorable Mention Millie Allgood of Little Rock, 1st Honorable Mention McKenzie Young of Sherwood, 1st Place Winner Evie Kinsey of Benton, AR, and PRA Student Contest Co-Chair Laura Loughridge of North Little Rock.

2017 and 2016 Winners