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).


  • July 2021 Winners

    • First Place

      The Three Fates
      by Laurie Byro
      The Waters

      Second Place

      If I Needed Someone
      by Bob Bradshaw
      The Writer's Block

      Third Place

      free spirit
      by Billy Howell-Sinnard
      The Writer's Block

  • June 2021 Winners

    • First Place

      Longfellow’s Wife
      by Ken Ashworth
      The Waters

      Second Place

      In My Next Life I Want to Return as an Animal
      by Bob Bradshaw
      The Writer's Block

      Third Place

      A Windy Walk
      by Paul A. Freeman
      The Write Idea