Contest Winners

The Winner’s Circle

  • Monthly Contest Winners
  • 2017 Terza Rima Sonnet Contest Winners
  • 2017 NFSPS Winners
  • 2017 Dr. Lily Peter Spring Celebration Contest Winners
  • 2017 Jeannie Dolan Carter Collegiate Poetry Contest
    Poets’ Roundtable of Arkansas announced the winners of its 2017 Jeannie Dolan Carter Collegiate Poetry Contest on Saturday, April 22nd at the Dr. Lily Peter Spring Celebration in Benton, Arkansas. The statewide contest was open to students in Arkansas colleges between January 1st and March 15th.The 2017 winners are:

    1st Place ($500) – Ellie Black of Hendrix College in Conway (from Clarksville, AR) for her poem, “reading the virgin suicides out loud”.

    2nd Place ($300) – Dennison Schultz of UofA Fayetteville (from Cabot, AR) for his poem, “PULSE”.

    3rd Place ($200) – Anushah Jiwani of Hendrix College in Conway (from Little Rock, AR) for her poem, “Halwa”.

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    A group picture of the winning students with PRA representatives at the Saturday event. Pictured L to R: JDC Contest Chair Donna Smith of Greenbrier, 1st place winner Ellie Black of Clarksville, NFSPS President Jim Barton of Huttig, 2nd place winner Dennison Schultz of Cabot, JDC Contest Sponsor Roger Carter of Hot Springs, 3rd place winner Anushah Jiwani of Little Rock, and PRA President Dennis Patton of Alexander.
  • Visit the Poetry Day Winners page for 2016’s contest victors!
  • 2016 St. Fair BOS Winners Press Release
  • Joe Boone-2016 St. Fair BOS Youth Winner
    Joe Boone-2016 St. Fair BOS Youth Winner
  • 2016 Arkansas State Fair Poetry Contest Winners