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Poetry Contest - Central Indiana: Previous Contest Winners

The Ivy Tech Libraries of Central Indiana are sponsor the annual poetry contest each February - April.

2020 Contest Winners

Congratulations to our 2020 Poetry Contest Winners!

First Place: Rahab Rebuilt, by Haley Smith. 

Second Place: The Glass Case, by Vanessa Johnson. 

Third Place: Dress Code, by Chloe Baughman.

2019 Contest Winners

Congratulations to our 2019 Poetry Contest winners: David Ginsberg, Victoria Morrow, and Ashley Bertram.

2018 Contest Winners

Congratulations to our 2018 Poetry Contest winners: Cynthia Hibbler, Kehinde Omotosho, and Rabia Haider.

2017 Contest Winners

Congratulations to our 2017 Poetry Contest Winners, Holly Glenn, Lisa Kwon Roahrig, and Abigail Radwick.

1st Place-- "What If" by Holly Glenn

2nd Place-- "If I Lived and Died With an Artist" by Lisa Kwon-Roahrig

3rd Place-- "Signatures" by Abigail Radwick

Again, congratulations ladies!

2016 Poetry Contest Winners

Congratulations to all our 2016 winners!

  • First Prize:  Free tuition equivalent to a three credit course and publication in the Ivy Tech journal, New Voices.
  • Second Prize:  Publication in the Ivy Tech journal, New Voices, and unannounced goodies.
  • Third Prize:  Publication in the Ivy Tech journal, New Voices, and unannounced goodies

 

2016 Winners
First Place Daniel Dorfmeyer A Hope
Second Place Noah Franks Little Wings
Third Place Samuel J. Brewer IV History 101

 

2013 Poetry Contest Winners

Congratulations to all our 2013 winners!  

  • First Prize:  Free tuition equivalent to a three credit course and publication in the Ivy Tech journal New Voices

  • Second Prize: Publication in the Ivy Tech journal New Voices and unannounced goodies.

  • Third Prize:  Publication in the Ivy Tech journal New Voices and unannounced goodies

2013 Poetry Contest Winners

First Place Elisabeth Meyers  Father
Second  Place Nancy Mantick Released
Third Place Brendan Flanagan Papa Weight

 


Previous Winners

2012 Poetry Contest Winners

First Place Ray Lay  Where I’m From
Second  Place Emily Brewer Ode to Who We Are
Third Place Cathy Bostic My Soul

 


 

2011 Poetry Contest Winners

First Place Spenser Harper
Inhibition
Second  Place Cecily Newman Today
Third Place Donna Walton Jungles

 


2010 Poetry Contest Winners

First Place Shannon Smith
Echoes
Second  Place Jarrad Woodson
Encyclopedia
Third Place Rosanna Willhite
Time's Favorite Instrument

 


 

2009 Poetry Contest Winners

First Place Kim Crockett Dancing Daffodils
Second  Place Rachel Winzeler The Rain is Darkening My Shirt
Third Place Katie Kilgore On Being Beautiful
Honorable Mention Jamie Steeb Food

2009 Winners Haiku Category:

 

First Place Jacob Gordon Goodbye Cue



2008 Poetry Contest Winners

 

First Place Kelli Foster Nuestra Cama Gloriosa
Second Place Lauren Dodge God and Women
Third Place Samuel Camhi The Town Still Remembers
Honorable Mention Rebecca Smith Princess


2008 Haiku Category:

 

First Place Christyann M. Eliezer Untitled series of three haiku
Second Place  James Wright The Birth


2007 Poetry Contest Winners

 

First Place

 Tamara E. Goode Sandcastles
Second Place  Anne Rector Winter Soul
Third Place  Anne Rector VEIL
Honorable Mention Melanie Lietz Mass Media Blitz

2007 Winners Haiku Category:

 

First Place Karen Koger Menagerie
Second Place Daneen Colligan Unnamed