Honorary Mention | Randall Jarrell Poetry Competition

May 9, 2014

Announcement, Poetry

I am thrilled to share with you that my poem, “At the End,” won Honorary Mention in the Randall Jarrell Poetry Competition, from the North Carolina Writers’ Network.  This year’s judge was Jillian Weise.  I am humbled and honored to find myself in the company of the esteemed winning poets:

Alan Michael Parker of Davidson is the winner of the 2014 Randall Jarrell Poetry Competition for his poem, “Lights Out in the Chinese Restaurant.”  Parker has won the Randall Jarrell Poetry Competition two years in a row.

Maureen Sherbondy of Raleigh was named First Runner Up for her poem “After the Funeral.”  Kathryn Kirkpatrick also received Honorable Mention, for her poem, “Visitation.” Sherbondy also received an honorable mention in 2011.

At the End was first published in the beautiful poetry & art journal, One, from Jacar Press, and you can read it there.

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4 Comments on “Honorary Mention | Randall Jarrell Poetry Competition”

  1. gsoquilter Says:

    M, you deserve this and so much more. Congratulations!

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  2. richardankerswrites Says:

    Congratulations, well done 🙂

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