Joyce Kelley

Judged: Poem of the Year: Mar 2017-Apr 2018

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Joyce Kelley

Joyce Kelley is an Associate Professor of English at Auburn University at Montgomery where she teaches poetry writing and 19th and 20th century British and American literature.  She is the poetry editor of THAT Literary Review​ and a cellist in the Montgomery Symphony.  She has published two books: Excursions into Modernism:  Women Writers, Travel, and the Body (Ashgate, 2015) and Children’s Play in Literature:  Investigating the Strengths and the Subversions of the Playing Child (Routledge, 2019).


  • June 2020 Winners

    • First Place

      Escape at the Speed of Transience
      by Peter Halpin
      Wild Poetry Forum

      Second Place

      The Palace Hotel
      by Paul A. Freeman
      The Write Idea

      Third Place

      Camping
      by Mike LaForge
      The Waters

  • May 2020 Winners

    • First Place

      Burying My Brother
      by Bob Bradshaw
      The Waters

      Second Place

      The Asian man who walks past the balcony
      by Daniel J. Flore III
      Babilu

      Third Place

      Five Hundred Yards from Home
      by Richard Moorhead
      Wild Poetry Forum