Welcome to the InterBoard Poetry Community. We provide assistance, incentive, and an environment conducive to improving the quality and popularity of Internet poetry. See our “About” section for a detailed description of who we are and how we came to be, as well as where we’re headed.


Current Judge: Melissa Studdard

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Melissa Studdard

Melissa Studdard is the author of the poetry collection I Ate the Cosmos for Breakfast and the young adult novel Six Weeks to Yehidah. Her writings have appeared widely in periodicals such as The Guardian, The New York Times, Poetry, Harvard Review, New Ohio Review, Psychology Today, and Poets & Writers. To learn more, visit www.melissastuddard.com.


  • June 2019 Winners

    • First Place

      Song for Picnic Ants
      by Andrew Dufresne
      Wild Poetry Forum

      Second Place

      Fragile
      by Kendall Witherspoon
      The Waters

      Third Place

      Good Friday, St. Peter’s Anglican, The East Bronx
      by Christine Potter
      The Waters

  • May 2019 Winners

    • First Place

      I think of the colour purple
      by Alison Armstrong-Webber
      The Waters

      Second Place

      Swimming in Twilight
      by Peter Halpin
      Wild Poetry Forum

      Third Place

      In another country with strangers
      by Greta Bolger
      The Waters