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).


  • November 2019 Winners

    • First Place

      Rapture
      by JJ Wiliamson
      Babilu

      Second Place (tie)

      Red Spider Lilies
      by Bob Bradshaw
      The Writer's Block

      Second Place (tie)

      The Big House At Mambalam
      by Siva Ramanathan
      The Writer's Block

      Third Place (tie)

      What Have I Done to Thee O Muse
      by Peter Halpin
      Wild Poetry Forum

      Third Place (tie)

      World Affairs
      by Kenny A. Chaffin
      Wild Poetry Forum

      Honorable Mention

      Morning
      by Mary MacGowan
      The Waters

      Honorable Mention

      A Can of Grandma Figlioto’s Pasta Sauce
      by Daniel J. Flore III
      Babilu

  • October 2019 Winners

    • First Place

      We Could Use an American
      by Mignon Ariel King
      The Waters

      Second Place

      Dante’s Outer Circles
      by Ken Ashworth
      The Writer's Block

      Third Place

      Time of Move
      by RC James
      Babilu