Lois P. Jones

Judged: Jul-Sep 2019

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Lois P. Jones

Lois P. Jones was a winning finalist for the 2018 Terrain Poetry Contest judged by Jane Hirshfield. Her poem Reflections on La Scapigliata was featured as a film adaptation for the 2019 Visible Poetry Project and her work was recently featured on Verse Daily. Awards include the 2018 Lascaux Single Poem Prize, the 2017 Bristol Poetry Prize judged by Liz Berry and the Tiferet Poetry Prize. Jones has work published or forthcoming in New Voices: Contemporary Writers Confronting the Holocaust (Vallentine Mitchell of London – 2020); The Poet’s Quest for God (Eyewear Publishing), Spillway, Narrative, American Poetry Journal, MOIRA, One, Tupelo Quarterly, Cider Press Review, Tinderbox Poetry Journal and others. Jones’ first collection of poems, Night Ladder was published by Glass Lyre Press and listed for the Julie Suk Award and the Lascaux Poetry Prize. She hosts KPFK’s Poets Café in Los Angeles, is the poetry editor of Kyoto Journal and co-hosts the long running Moonday Poetry Series at the Flintridge Bookstore. Learn more at www.loispjones.com.


  • 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