Poetry Society of Vermont
founded in 1947

Award Winners


2021 Vail Contest Awards


Winner Judith Janoo, “Machias Sea Island” 


Second Place Cindy Hill, "Seeing Champ"


Runners-up

Alinda Dickinson-Warner  "Scheherazade"

Meg Warner  "Her Skates”

S.J. Cahill  "The Killing Floor" 

        

Honorable Mention

Denise Merat "Relics" 



Summer Contests 2022

 

 Abelson Award

First Prize– “Anthropocene,” by Scudder Parker

Second Prize– “On Notice,” by Warren Baker

 

Audette Award

Winner– “Slug Hug,” by Ann Day

Honorable Mention– “DIG?” by Carol Kiewit Leinwohl

 

Barry Award

Winner– “Fox,” by Scudder Parker

Honorable Mention– “Bird News,” by George Longenecker

 

Gleason Award

Winner– “The Beauty Before Us,” by Buffy Aakaash

Honorable Mention– “The Labyrinth at Chartres,” by Philip Coleman

 

Goldstein Award

Winner– “dream house,” by Robyn Joy (Peirce)

Honorable Mention– “Yellow Bird,” by Ann Day

 

Spooner Award

Winner– “Protected Places,” by Ann Fisher

Honorable Mention–” A haibun for you, in May,” by Philip Coleman

 

White Award

Winner– “Wood Storks at Cape Canaveral,” by George Longenecker

Honorable Mention– “The Answers,” by Elizabeth McCarthy