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Chicago Poetry Press is pleased to announce the Winners of the 2017 Galactic Poetry Prizes.

In the category of “Best Moon Poem” the winner is: Joanne Blackwelder of Ocean City, NJ, for her poem “Night Walk on the Shore”. Joanne wins $120.00 in celebration of JOMP’s 20th anniversary issue.

In the category of “Best Galactic Poem” the winner is: Dianalee Velie of Newbury, NH, for her poems “DIZZY” and “Questions for Venus When She Dangles the Crescent Moon”. Dianalee also wins $120.00.

I’d also like to list two Honorable Mentions, poems that came “this close” to winning one of the prizes:

Sheila Elliott for her poem “In the Sky, In the Stars, We Seek Stories”

and

David Nekimken for his poem “Circle of Life, Circle of Being”

Below is a complete list of the 54 poets selected to have work included in the upcoming Journal of Modern Poetry 20: The Poetry Writer’s Guide to the Galaxy.


THE JOMP 20 POETS ARE:

Amanda Layman, Joliet, IL
Beverly M. Collins, Burbank, CA
Candace Armstrong, Murphysboro, IL
Carolyn Clark, Newfield, NY
Catharine J. Jones, Evanston, IL
David Marcus, Streamwood, IL
David Nekimken, Chicago, IL
Deborah Nodler Rosen, Glencoe, IL
Dianalee Velie, Newbury, NH
Diane O'Neill, Chicago, IL
Donal Mahoney, Belleville, IL
Gene Fendt, Kearney, NE
Hazel Clayton Harrison, Altadena, CA
Irfanulla Shariff, South Elgin, IL
Iris Orpi, Chicago, IL
Itala Langmar, Kenilworth, IL
Jeff Rogers, Los Angeles, CA
Jennifer Dotson, Highland Park, IL
Joan Krieger Hoffman, Los Angeles CA
Joanne Blackwelder, Ocean City, NJ
Joe Glaser, Chicago, IL
Joseph Witt, Altadena, CA
John Laue, La Selva Beach, CA
Joseph Kuhn Carey, Glencoe, IL
Katherine Derengowski, San Marcos, CA
Laura Lee, Lombard, IL
Linda Leedy Schneider, Grand Rapids, MI
Linda Wallin, Palatine, IL
Lynn Veach Sadler, Burlington, NC
Margaret Dubay Mikus, Lake Forest, IL
Marian Kaplun Shapiro, Lexington, MA
Marilyn Peretti, Glen Ellyn, IL
Mary Jo Balistreri, Waukesha, WI
Mary Langer Thompson, Apple Valley, CA
Michael P Wright, Highwood, IL
Nancy J Heggem, Palatine, IL
Nancy Lind, Pasadena, CA
Norma Mahns, Oak Grove, MO
Peter Halliday, Arlington Heights, IL
Peter Rodenby, Northumberland, England
Radomir Vojtech Luza, North Hollywood, CA
Ricardo Lira Acuña, Los Angeles, CA
Richard King Perkins II, Crystal Lake, IL
RPMuha, Valparaiso, IN
Samuel Griffin, Westmont, IL
Sheila Elliott, Oak Park, IL
Stephen Colley, Altadena, CA
Taunja Thomson, Cold Spring, KY
Thelma T. Reyna, Pasadena, CA
Tim Callahan, Altadena, CA
Tony Peyser, Altadena, CA
Tracie Renee Amirante Padal, Palatine, IL
Tricia Marcella Cimera, St. Charles, IL
Wilda Morris, Bolingbrook, IL




THE FOLLOWING IS AN ARCHIVE OF THE JOMP 20 GUIDELINES



The Deadline for poetry submissions into JOMP 20 has expired.
We are now in the selection process.


Dear Poets,

At long last, the wait is finally over. Chicago Poetry Press is pleased to announce a brand new open call for submissions of poetry, for the twentieth, that’s right TWENTIETH volume of Journal of Modern Poetry. In 2017, we will launch poetry into the final frontier and poetry will go where no poetry has gone before. My Dear Poets, get out your telescopes and fuel your rockets to prepare yourselves for JOMP 20: The Poetry Writer’s Guide to the Galaxy, an extraterrestrial themed issue of JOMP that is scheduled for blast off in the spring of 2017.

JOMP 20: The Poetry Writer’s Guide to the Galaxy will be released at the Chicago Poetry Press table during the Chicago Public Library's annual Poetry Fest from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 29, 2017, at the Harold Washington Library Center, 400 S. State Street. This all-day event will also include keynote speaker Juan Felipe Herrera as well as workshops, performances, readings, and other exhibitors.

Chicago Poetry Press is still seeking “Galactic” poetry (whatever that means to you). First we will launch poetry to the moon. As a matter of fact, there will be an entire chapter in JOMP 20 dedicated to poetry about the moon. So get out your best moon poems, whether they be about a full moon, a lunar eclipse, the rising tides, a romantic pie in the sky, the moon landing, the man in the moon, the moon cycles—even if your poem is about a werewolf barking at the moon, I want to see it!

Next, prepare to journey beyond the moon. I want to see your “galactic” poetry. Do you have poetry about Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, or Neptune? I bet you have a poem about Pluto! How about the moons of other planets? Do you have poetry about the sun, the stars or the constellations, about outer space, inner space, about space travel, time travel, about alien life, the speed of light, or about astrology or astronomy? Other topics might include black holes, comets, meteors or meteorites, and just about anything in the universe that you can imagine. If it's out there and you have written about it, send it to me.


ENTER TO WIN ONE OF TWO $120.00 CASH PRIZES


In honor of our twentieth issue anniversary, this time around, I will be selecting two poems out of all the submissions to receive the GALACTIC POETRY PRIZE. The authors of the winning poems will each receive $120. One poem will be selected for each of these two categories:

*Best Moon Poem will receive publication and a $120 cash prize.

*Best Galactic Poem (other than a moon poem) will also receive publication and a $120 cash prize.



Your Guide to the Poetic Galaxy


--Journal of Modern Poetry (JOMP) is celebrating its big TWO OH with a volume of poetry that is guaranteed to be “out of this world.” I am seeking to showcase some of the best poetry written today, whether it is traditional or experimental. All form, style and length will be considered from published as well as previously unpublished poets. Your poem can address the theme of the galaxy directly or it may take a more abstract approach. If you feel your work touches upon the theme in any way, I want to see it.

--Does your entry donation guarantee that you will be published in JOMP 20? No. Your entry donation is considered a subscription to JOMP 20 and an entry into the contest. You will receive a copy of The Poetry Writer’s Guide to the Galaxy whether or not your work is accepted for publication. However, as usual, I will attempt to include as much work as possible so that the anthology represents a wide diversity of voices.

--All poets 18 years old or older will be given equal consideration. You do not have to be from Chicago to submit to Chicago Poetry Press. In the past I have published poets from all around the country as well as the world.

--What kind of poetry has a chance? All types. I'm looking for quality work. The best way to get a sense of what writing I have honored in the past is to purchase one of Chicago Poetry Press' publications, all of which I have edited (see buttons to the upper right of this page for ordering information). The only way you won’t have a chance at getting published is if you don’t submit your work.

--Please send only original work written by you. Poetry (or short works of prose) must be primarily in the English language. Previously published work is okay for consideration into JOMP 20 (please cite previous publications and make sure copyright has reverted back to you).

--Poets may submit up to five poems for consideration. I highly encourage all poets to send more than one entry if you have it, in order to increase your odds.

--You may update your entry prior to the final deadline. What does this mean? It means if you have rewritten your poem, or if you have a new poem that you want to add to your submission, you can send me an update to your file at no additional cost as long as I get it before the final deadline. This is something unique to JOMP. It gives you a lot of flexibility to tweak your submission as the final deadline approaches. I want the submission I have from you to be the strongest submission possible, so I will work with you if you feel the need to improve it along the way.

To clarify: once your submission donation has been received, a file will be created for you. You may add or subtract poems from your file, or send updated or rewritten work, at any point, all the way up until the final deadline. Once the final deadline has expired, whatever is in your file will be considered your final submission and no alterations may be made after that point.

--If at any time it is determined that enough submissions have been received to sustain the publication, ChicagoPoetry.com reserves the right to halt this open call. This means that priority will be given to early submissions, so it's wise not to wait until the last minute to create your contest file. Traditionally, as I review the work periodically throughout the submission process, certain poems tend to be pre-selected and certain running themes begin to emerge. Last minute submissions would then be expected to fit in with what has already been selected, making it harder for last minute submissions to make the cut. This is why it is highly encouraged that you make your submissions as early as possible. Remember, you can always tweak your submission any time before the final deadline if you've rewritten your work or have a new poem to add.

OKAY. IT'S TIME TO LAUNCH YOUR POETRY FOR POSSIBLE PUBLICATION.


To submit to The Poetry Writer’s Guide to the Galaxy anthology, first use PayPal to contribute your $20 entry donation, which entitles you to a copy of the book, shipping included, whether you are selected for publication or not, as well as entry into the Galactic Poetry Contest.


Once you have subscribed with your entry donation, a file will be created for you and you will have until the final deadline to submit up to five of your best poems (review the theme above) to Publisher@ChicagoPoetry.com.

The best way to submit your poetry is as an attachment in Microsoft Word or Works (no pdfs please) with all your poetry included in one SINGLE document (not five separate documents please). Use a standard black font and do not attach any images. Please include a cover letter introducing yourself, as well as a three or four sentence biography, and include all necessary contact information. (Please, even if you have submitted in the past, include your short biography so that I don’t have to go searching for it. Thank you.) Make sure your current mailing address is included especially if it is different than the one associated with your PayPal account if you have one. Updates will occasionally be sent to you by email so make sure I have your current email address.

DEADLINE: The FINAL DEADLINE HAS EXPIRED. WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS FOR THIS PROJECT..


If you have any questions do not be shy. Contact me at Publisher@ChicagoPoetry.com and I will personally reply back with any clarifications.

Journal of Modern Poetry Volume 20 promises to blast off yet another chapter in Chicago Poetry Press' tradition of publishing the freshest and highest quality poetry. I hope you are as excited about this as I am, and I can't wait to read your submissions.

Yours in poetry,



CJ Laity
Editor, Journal of Modern Poetry
Chicago Poetry Press






DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS INTO JOMP 19 HAS EXPIRED.
TIME TO ENTER JOMP 20 ABOVE


CLICK HERE TO ORDER A COPY
OF JOMP 19: POETRY OF PROTEST


Journal of Modern Poetry Volume 19
Poets Have Been Selected


The Journal of Modern Poetry Volume 19 poets have been selected: Beverly M. Collins, Casey Derengowski, Christopher Leadway (aka, Ken Brown), David Nekimken, Deborah Nodler Rosen, Deborah Stoker, Diane O'Neill, Donal Mahoney, Gerda Govine Ituarte, Iris Orpi, Itala Langmar, Jeff Rogers, Jennifer Dotson, Jennifer May, Jim Davis, Joan Krieger Hoffman, John Gordon, Joseph Glaser, Joseph Schlesinger, Judith MK Kaufman, Kathy Lundy Derengowski, Linda Leedy Schneider, Margaret Dubay Mikus, Marian Kaplun Shapiro, Marilyn Peretti, Mary Jo Balistreri, Mary Langer Thompson, S.M. Kozubek, Michael P Wright, Nancy Heggem, Nancy Lind, Pamela Borovich, Peter Rodenby, Robin Lily Goldberg, Tamara Tabel, Thelma T. Reyna, Tobin Fraley, Tracie Renee Amirante Padal, Tricia Marcella Cimera, Trudy Leong, Wilda Morris.




The following is an archive of the JOMP 19 Guidelines.
We are not accepting submissions of poetry at this time.


Chicago Poetry Press is pleased to announce an open call for submissions for its nineteenth volume of poetry and creative writing, JOMP 19: Poetry of Protest. This themed issue of JOMP is scheduled to be released late spring to early summer of 2016.

Chicago Poetry Press is seeking poetry of “Protest” (whatever that means to you). Whether your work is political or personal in nature: I want to know—what do you care about so much that you simply cannot stay silent about it? I challenge you to answer that question in the form of poetry. I am also looking forward to reviewing poetry about protests that have caused change throughout the history of the world. There is no restriction to the topics that may fall under the category of “Protest”. If you feel your poetry relates to the theme in any way, shape or form, I want to see it. The goal is that by combining multiple views on what protest means to the individual that the collection as a whole will find some common ground and serve as a poetic guide to the nature of protest itself. That, and there is the slight chance it can change the world.

More Information and Guidelines


--Journal of Modern Poetry (JOMP) is once again seeking to showcase some of the best poetry written today, whether it is traditional or experimental. All form, style and length will be considered from published as well as previously unpublished poets. Your poem can be a protest, or be about a protest, or be about protesting in general, or it may take a more abstract approach. If you feel your work touches upon the theme of protest, I want to see it.

--You do not have to be from Chicago to submit poetry to Chicago Poetry Press. In the past, Journal of Modern Poetry has featured work from poets living in practically every state in the country as well as the U.K. and Australia.

--Does my entry donation guarantee publication? No. Your entry donation is considered a subscription to JOMP 19. You will receive a copy of the book after publication, whether your work is accepted for publication or not. I will, however, attempt to include as much work as possible so that the anthology represents a diversity of voices.

--All poets 18 years old or older will be given equal consideration.



--What kind of poetry has a chance? All types. I'm just looking for quality work. The best way to get a sense of what writing I have honored in the past is to purchase one of Chicago Poetry Press' publications, all of which I have edited (see buttons to the upper right of this page for ordering information). The only way you won’t have a chance at getting published is if you don’t submit your work.

--Please send only original work written by you. Poetry must be primarily in the English language or accompanied by an English translation. Previously published work is okay for consideration into JOMP 19 (please cite previous publications and make sure copyright has reverted back to you).

--Poets may submit up to three poems for consideration.

--You may update your entry prior to the final deadline. What does this mean? It means if you have rewritten your poem, or if you have a new poem that you want to add to your submission, you can send me an update to your file at no additional cost as long as I get it before the final deadline. Whatever I have in your file at the expiration of the final deadline is what will be submitted for possible publication. This is something unique to JOMP that gives you a lot of flexibility to tweak your submission as the final deadline approaches and it gives priority to those who submit early.

--If at any time it is determined that enough submissions have been received to sustain the publication, ChicagoPoetry.com reserves the right to halt this open call. This means that priority will be given to early submissions, so it's wise not to wait until the last minute to submit. As I review the work periodically throughout the submission process, certain poems tend to be pre-selected and certain running themes begin to emerge. Last minute submissions would then be expected to fit in with what has already been selected, making it much harder for last minute submissions to make the cut. This is why it is highly encouraged that you make your submissions as early as possible. Remember, you can always tweak your submission any time before the final deadline if you've rewritten your work or have a new poem to add.

IT'S TIME TO SUBMIT YOUR POETRY FOR POSSIBLE PUBLICATION.


To submit to the Poetry of Protest anthology, first use PayPal to contribute your $18 entry donation, which entitles you to a copy of the book, shipping included, whether you are selected for publication or not. (Deadline for submissions has expired. Use the following link to order a book only; we are no longer accepting poetry submissions.) CLICK HERE TO MAKE YOUR DONATION. You can use a credit / debit card or e-check if you do not have a PayPal account.


Once you have subscribed with your entry donation, you have until the final deadline to submit up to three of your best poems (review the theme above) to Publisher@ChicagoPoetry.com.

The best way to submit your poetry is as an attachment in Microsoft Word or Works (no pdfs please) with all your poetry included in one SINGLE document (not three separate documents please). Use a standard black font and do not attach images. Please include a cover letter introducing yourself and include all necessary contact information. Updates will be sent occasionally by email.

FINAL DEADLINE: The final deadline to receive work is by 11 PM on Sunday, March 27, 2016.

If you have any questions do not be shy. Contact me at Publisher@ChicagoPoetry.com and I will personally reply back with any clarifications.

Journal of Modern Poetry Volume 19 promises to be a slap in the face to the status quo and yet another chapter in Chicago Poetry Press' tradition of publishing the freshest and highest quality poetry. I hope you are as excited about this one as I am, and I can't wait to read your submissions. It's time to SPEAK OUT!!

Yours in poetry,



CJ Laity
Editor, Journal of Modern Poetry
Chicago Poetry Press





ARCHIVE OF JOMP 18 INFO
ALL INFO BELOW IS ARCHIVE;
SCROLL ABOVE FOR CURRENT GUIDELINES


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Welcome to PeacePoetry.net.

The Official Poets' Guide to Peace is now available!

Here's your chance to order your copy of The Official Poets' Guide to Peace, and since we know you'll want to share this book with a friend, all orders will be doubled: that's right, you will receive two books for the price of one (does not apply to Amazon.com orders).

CLICK HERE to order your copy through PayPal and your books will be shipped to you free of charge.

The Official Poets' Guide to Peace features the work of forty-seven award winning poets. The poets featured in this fabulous collection are: Amanda Layman, B Diehl, Barbara Bridges Gylland, Candace Armstrong, Candace Kubinec, Carla Eisenberg, Carolyn Clark, Casey Derengowski, Chris Reid, David Nekimken, Deborah Rohde, Deborah Rosen, Donal Mahoney, Duane Christianson, Ellen Savage, Irfanulla Shariff, Iris Orpi, Itala Langmar, Jennifer Kress, JoAnne Blackwelder, John J. Gordon, Josef Venable, Joseph Kuhn Carey, Joseph Glaser, Kate Koten, Kathy Lundy Derengowski, Laura Lee, Linda Leedy Schneider, Lynn Veach Sadler, Mara Adamitz Scrupe, Margaret Dubay Mikus, Marian Kaplun Shapiro, Marilyn Peretti, Mary Jo Balistreri, Mary Langer Thompson, Nancy Heggem, Peter Rodenby, Richard King Perkins II, Robin Lily Goldberg, R.P.Muha, S. M. Kozubek, Susan Beall Summers, Susan Schaefer, Tamara Tabel, Thelma T. Reyna, Tobin Fraley, Tracie Renee Amirante Padal.

The Official Poets' Guide to Peace is the eighteenth publication in the Journal of Modern Poetry series.
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Announcing the JOMP 17 Awards

The 2014 Contemporary American Poetry Prizes


$300 Grand Prize: Mary Jo Balistreri, for "Fugue in C# Minor" (pg. 101)

$150 Silver Prize: Anne Wesley, for "no one talks about it" (pg. 85)

$75 Bronze Prize: Jim Davis, for "After the School Shooting, Port Byron" (pg. 90)

The 2014 CAPP Honorable Mentions

Denise Buschmann, for "What Will the Birds Eat?" (pg. 25)

Donal Mahoney, for "So Fingertips Kiss" (pg. 11)

Iris Orpi, for "Six-Lane Catwalk" (pg. 73)

Tracie Padal, for "Grace Notes" (pg. 41)

The 2014 Poet Laureate of Rhyme Award

$100. Jennifer Dotson, Poet Laureate of Rhyme, for "Time Travelers Pantoum" (pg. 58)

Poet Laureate of Rhyme Honorable Mention

S. M. Kozubek, for "The Pump That Could Not Sump" (pg. 59)



Cover art by Dan Cleary

For a limited time, Chicago Poetry Press is offering JOMP 17 to the public
for $7.99 (that's $6 off the cover price) with FREE shipping as well.
CLICK HERE TO ORDER YOUR COPY OF JOMP 17

Complete List of JOMP 17 Poets

The following is a list of all 47 poets who have been chosen to be published in JOMP 17.


THE JOMP 17 POETS


*Anne Wesley of Lubbock, TX for her poem no one talks about it

*B. Diehl of Phillipsburg, NJ for his poem My Name is B

*Brian Apollo of Maywood, IL for his poem Displaced Honors

*Bridget McLaughlin of La Grange Park, IL for her poems
Fourteen Ways of Looking in a Mirror and dizzy

*Burjkh M. Halinovych of Chicago, IL for his poems
Confident Serenity and Axis I / Sex / Location

*Catharine Jones of Evanston, IL for her poem Dialogue

*Chris R. Remele of Chicago, IL for the poem Transformation of Thought

*David Nekimken of Chicago, IL for his poems We Are Here and
At the Garfield Park Conservatory

*Deborah Rosen of Glencoe, IL for her poems
21st Century Grammar and WASN’T GOD BORED?

*Denise Buschmann of Carmel, IN for her poems

What Will the Birds Eat? and Parking Lot Career Assessment

*Diann Martin of Wilmette, IL for her poem DIORAMAS

*Donal Mahoney of Saint Louis, MO for his poems
So Fingertips Kiss and Miss Carol's Dumplings

*Donna Pecore of Chicago, IL for her poem What is Missing

*Elaine McLaughlin of Toledo, OH for her poem
Dziadzio ze Promesa (Promise of the Grandfather)

*Eric Lee Messer of Chicago, IL for his poem baboon miming

*Erin J. Green of Chicago, IL for her poem B.B.S.S.
(Broken But Still Standing) (Black Beautiful Strong Sistah)


*H. Elle Andrews of Chicago, IL for her poem Daniel Island Keep

*Iris Orpi of Chicago, IL for her poem Six-Lane Catwalk

*Itala Langmar of Kenilworth, IL for her poems To Myself and The White Rose

*Jennifer Dotson of Highland Park, IL for her poem Time Travelers Pantoum

*Jim Davis of Northfield, IL for his poems
Wondrous is the Matter of
This Temporary World
and After the School Shooting, Port Byron

*JoAnne Blackwelder of Ocean City, NJ for her poem Baby and the Moon

*Joseph Carey of Glencoe, IL for his poem The Zip Line

*John J. Gordon of La Grange, IL for his poem Who Needs ‘Em

*Karen Reynolds of Moline, IL for her poem Evolution of me (Love Game of Chess)

*Laura Lee of Lombard, IL for her poem Summer in the Swamp

*Laurie Blum-Eisa of Chicago, IL for her poem Lost Daffodils

*Linda Leedy Schneider of Grand Rapids, MI for her poem Halloween in Connecticut

*Lindsay DiTullio of Warren, CT for her poem STADIUM LIGHTS

*Margaret Dubay Mikus of Lake Forest, IL for her poem Towards the End

*Mary Jo Balistreri of Waukesha, WI for her poems
Fugue in C# Minor and On the Jetty at Park Shore

*Marianne Schaefer of Chicago, IL for her poem Breathless

*Marian Kaplun Shapiro of Lexington, MA for her poem What Would I Do Without You?

*Mary Langer Thompson of Apple Valley, CA for her poem Alphabet Angst

*Mayi D. Ojisua of Chicago, IL for his poem Tangle

*Michael Schwartz of Sugar Grove, IL for his poems Hard Working Wordplay and Trapped Mind

*Nancy Heggem of Palatine, IL for her poem Tulip Festival

*Pamela Larson of Arlington Heights, IL for her poem The Ride Home

*Richard King Perkins II of Crystal Lake IL for his poem Grease Poet

*Robin Goldberg of River Forest, IL for her poem Tortoise-shell Sight

*S. M. Kozubek and Chicago, IL for his poem The Pump That Could Not Sump

*Sheila A Donovan of Chicago, IL for her poem CURIOUS

*Sheila Elliott of Oak Park, IL for her poem Scattered Lights, Early Morning

*Tamara Tabel of Barrington, IL for her poem Remembering My Father

*Thelma T. Reyna of Pasadena, CA for her poem CROSSING

*Tinamaria Penn of Griffith, IN for her poem Venerable Muse

*Tracie Renee Amirante Padal of Arlington Heights, IL for her poem Grace Notes






ANNOUNCING THE JOMP 16 WINNERS

Click Here to order JOMP 16 and get free shipping!

JOMP 16 Release Event at Chicago Book Expo.


Click Here to read the JOMP 16 winning poems in pdf format.

Congratulations go out to . . .

Best Modern Poem Prize
"Nickel Pickle" by Joseph Glaser
2014 Chicago Poetry Press Pushcart Prize Nominees
Joseph Glaser for "Nickel Pickle"
Donal Mahoney for "Apple Fritter and a Single Rose"
Wilda Morris for "Workshop Words"
Marissa Brawn for "Etiquette for the American Meal"
Pamela Larson for "I Can Only Imagine"
Albert DeGenova for "Oh Holy Naked Robe"
JOMP Book Award
Joseph Kuhn Carey for his manuscript "Postcards from Poland"
(to be released from Chicago Poetry Press winter 2013 / 14).

The JOMP Book Award Contest is ongoing. Manuscripts being held by Chicago Poetry Press are still being considered for publication.

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JOMP 15 WAS A HUGE SUCCESS AND IS NOW AVAILABLE

Chicago Poetry Press is pleased to announce the winners of the the JOMP 15 Awards.

The 2013 Contemporary American Poetry Prizes:
(Click on the name to view a pdf copy of the winning poem.)

Grand Prize: Annie Grizzle, for "America is I" (pg. 31)
Silver Prize: Tamara Tabel, for "Arbeit Macht Frei, Dachau 2012" (pg. 24)
Bronze Prize: Mayi Ojisua, for "Tortured Gray" (pg. 69)

The 2013 CAPP Honorable Mentions:
(Please purchase a copy of JOMP 15 to read these and dozens of other poems.)

Barbara Kreader Skalinder, for "Uncontained" (pg. 139)
Charlotte Hart, for "Quills" (pg. 84)
James Merriner, for "Resurrection" (pg. 57)
Gail Goepfert, for "Beckoning" (pg. 58)
Robin Goldberg, for "Rituals" (pg. 86)

The 2013 Poet Laureate of Rhyme Award:
(Click on the name to view a pdf copy of the winning poem.)

Michael Schwartz, Poet Laureate of Rhyme, for "No One But Me" (pg. 127)

Poet Laureate of Rhyme Honorable Mentions:
(Please purchase a copy of JOMP 15 to read these and dozens of other poems.)

Adam Gottlieb, for "Word-of-the-Day Rhyming Exercise #?" (pg. 125)
Amanda Layman, for "Parallel Outlets" (pg. 130)
Carol Muehleman, for "The Plastic Couch" (pg. 38)
Curtis Vevang, for "Where Have All the Rhymesters Gone" (pg. 117)

JOMP 15 Book Awards:

Jennifer Dotson, for her manuscript "Clever Gretel"
Available now through CleverGretel.net

Donna Pecore, for her manuscript "Bindle Stick"
Available now through BindleStickPoetry.com

The following poets submitted manuscripts that have been chosen as "Runners-Up"
and will receive automatic re-entry into the JOMP 16 Book Contest,
to take place in the fall of 2013:

Annie Grizzle, Beatriz Badikian, Carol Kanter, Itala Langmar with James L. Merriner,
Gail Goepfert, Jasminum McMullen, Sheila A. Donovan, and Terri M. O'Hara.

Click Here to learn about all 77 poets who were selected for inclusion in JOMP 15.

Order your copy of JOMP 15 and get free shipping.





THE CRAM 14 POETS HAVE BEEN CHOSEN

CLICK HERE to learn about the winner of the Best Modern Poem Award and the recipients of the Pushcart Nominations.

ChicagoPoetry.com is pleased to announce that 71 poems, written by 63 poets, from Chicago and 20 other Illinois cities, and from 13 states across the country, as well as from the UK, Romania and Ecuador, have been chosen as runners-up in the Poetry Cram 14: Journal of Modern Poetry (aka, JOMP) competition.

JOMP is a 100 page 6' x 9' perfect bound volume of poetry with a full color glossy cover that will be released on October 24 at the huge Chicago Poetry party at the Viaduct Theater, 3111 N. Western Ave, from 7 to 10 PM. Over thirty poets featured in JOMP will be reading for the event. The event will be FREE and open to the public, so everyone is encouraged to bring their friends. For more information about the theater please click here.

All 300 copies of the first run of JOMP will be given away free to the contributing poets as well as to audience members at the event, and after that JOMP will be made available for wider distribution permanently. A link will be provided at ChicagoPoetry.com through which you can purchase a copy if you are unable to get your free copy at the poetry bash.

All the selected poems have now moved on to the next stage of judging, to determine which poems will receive Pushcart Prize nominations and which one poem will be selected as "Best Modern Poem" for a $200 cash prize. The winners will be announced at the big event as well as online afterward.

Congratulations go out to the Poetry Cram 14 poets!

THE SELECTED POETS / LOCATIONS / POEMS

Adam Benavides, Columbus, WI, Ode to Midnight in Milan

Anne Wesley, Lubbock, TX, Womanhood and Meditation

Barbara Kreader Skalinder, Evanston, IL, Nebraska Refrain

Beatriz Badikian-Gartler, Chicago, IL, Packing for the future: and This is for the woman

Brendan Thomas, Yorkville, IL, Tawny Thin

Camille Rose Castillo, West Haven, UT, Beyond The Looking Glass

Casey Derengowski, San Marcos, CA, The Class Reunion

Cathleen Schandelmeier, Chicago, IL, and Simon Phillips, London, England, A collaboration for Chicago Calling, SUBWAY VACATION

Charlotte Digregorio, Winnetka, IL, Drifting

Chris Reid, Chicago, IL, Visitation on the South Side and girl crush

Cordell M Miles Jr., Hammond, IN, My Means:

Cynthia Pfeiffer Stell, Oak Lawn, IL, broke:

Deborah Nodler Rosen, Glencoe, IL, THE STREET WRITES A POEM

Delores Tolliver, Chicago, IL, “Cause My Daddy’s Gone”

Dennis A. Rivera, Guayaquil, Ecuador, ERIC LOWER

Diane Anjoue, Wood Dale, IL, Albatross

Diann Martin, Wilmette IL, Waiting for your driver’s license to be mailed back

Don Ward, Raleigh, NC, The Getaway

Donna Pecore, Chicago, IL, Transitory Mash-Up

Ellen Savage, Highland Park, IL, Going To the Poetry Reading

Gail Goepfert, Palatine, IL, Among the Timbers

George Korolog, Woodside, CA, Imagining Heaven

Glenn Ford, Chicago, IL, THE ILL ONE

Isa Mambetsariev, Chicago, IL, Love in a letter

Ismael Mohammed El-Tayuddin. Chicago, IL, The 1st Ruku of Hajj

Itala Langmar, Kenilworth, IL, To a Kind Stranger

Jacqueline Harris, North Chicago, IL, Thank God for Who I am Not

James Graham, Wilmette, IL, Edge

James L. Merriner, Evanston, IL, Postcards from Hell

Jasminum McMullen, Oak Park, IL, The Abandoned House

Jennifer Dotson, Highland Park, IL, Secret

Jenny Santellano, Glenview, IL, Lassoed

Jim Davis, Chicago, IL, On Method

JoAnne Blackwelder, Ocean City, NJ, Evening*

Justin Peterson, Chicago, IL, Streetlamps Matter

Kathy Derengowski, San Marcos CA, Geisha

Laurie Blum, Chicago, IL, Where Love Should Be

Linda Leedy Schneider, Grand Rapids, MI, Oak Leaves

Lois Barr, Riverwoods, IL, Biopoesis and We all shrink.

Louise Mathewson, Eden Prairie, MN, The Power of a Smile

Lynn Veach Sadler, Sanford, NC, To Know a Battlefield

Marcia J. Pradzinski, Skokie, IL, The Scent of Chicken and nest of days

Mariah Phillips, Monee, IL, A lonely, jobless, hopeless college graduate’s ode to her blanket and Positive Thinking

Marian Kaplun Shapiro, Lexington, MA, Finding You and Spring Sunlight

Marianne Schaefer, Chicago, IL, SOUTH OF THE BORDER

Marissa Brawn, Chicago, IL, Your Half of the Bed

Mary Chapman, Orlando, FL, Crescent Moon

Mary Jo Balistreri, Waukesha, WI, Sunset Over the Mill Pond

Mary Langer Thompson, Apple Valley, CA, Contemplating My Cast

Mayi D. Ojisua, Chicago, IL, Senses

Michael Schwartz, Sugar Grove, IL, ABSTRACT ASTERISKS

Nancy J. Heggem, Palatine, IL, Snapshot

Neal Whitman, Pacific Grove, CA, An Idyllic Time Warp, or … and Truth Be Told

Norman Nanstiel, Des Plaines, IL, Impressions of a Still, Still Night

Pamela Larson, Arlington Heights, IL, Red

Peter Rodenby, St. Johns Chapel, Durham, UK, Yesterday I think I saw the last butterfly of summer

Rebecca Mullen, Evanston, IL, guild and gun

Renae Ogle, Yuma, Arizona, Vomit

Renée Szostek, Scotts, MI, Dreaming

Sheila A. Donovan, Chicago, IL, I WISH I WAS A PENCIL

Stella Vinitchi Radulescu, Chicago, IL, War Face

Terrance Raymond Carlton, Oak Park, IL, “N.E.R.D.”

Veronica Văleanu, buzau, buzau, Romania, memory and battery

Congratulations poets!!!







POETRY CRAM 13: THE CAPP AWARDS

Congratulations go out to the Winners of the 2012 Contemporary American Poetry Prize competition. The cash awards are based on percentages of the entry fees collected during the submission process, making this, the inaugural CAPP contest, one of the largest cash prizes for poetry in the Chicago area.

The Grand Prize Winner receives $524, Silver Prize Winner $131, and Bronze Prize Winner $65.50.

In addition, three poets have been selected to receive Honorable Mentions for their outstanding work, and twenty poets have been selected as Runners Up, whose work ChicagoPoetry.com is proud to showcase in a print edition of Poetry Cram 13 that will be given away free at this year's Chicago Public Library Poetry Fest as well as here, in this, the very first online edition of Poetry Cram.

Please click on the poets' names below in order to read the winning poems, and you can also download your own printable copy of Poetry Cram 13 in pdf format (see instructions below).

All work published at ChicagoPoetry.com is copyrighted. Feel free to link to it but please don't republish without permission.


G r a n d  P r I z e  W I n n e r

Linda Leedy Schneider

S I l v e r  P r I z e  W I n n e r

Duane R. Christianson

B r o n z e  P r I z e  W I n n e r

Chris Reid

H o n o r a b l e  M e n t I o n s

Sheila A. Donovan
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Deborah Nodler Rosen
*
Laurie Blum




R U N N E R S  U P

Khadijah Kysia ** Cynthia Pfeiffer Stell ** DeJuan Dunn ** Donna Pecore

Marian Kaplun Shapiro ** John Brooks ** Gail Goepfert ** Liz Paveza

Peg Nichols ** Margaret Dubay Mikus ** George Korolog ** Jasminum McMullen

Pamela Larson ** Patty Dickson Pieczka ** Yoo Chang ** Lynn Veach Sadler

Susanne Donoghue ** Jennifer Santana ** Tinamarie Penn ** Neal Whitman



Download Instructions: In order to download your own print copy of Poetry Cram Volume 13, CLICK HERE to open the pdf file in your browser. Use the disk icon on top of the file to save a copy to your computer so that you can forward it to all your friends. Use the printer icon to print it up (preferably double sided) and then staple it. Wallah!!

Won't work with your old browser? Email me at Publisher@ChicagoPoetry.com and I'll send back a copy.


Judge. This year's CAPP judge was Charlie Rossiter, host of the audio website PoetryPoetry.com, who is an NEA Fellowship recipient and three-time Pushcart Prize nominee. He is the author of four books of poetry and numerous chapbooks, including The Night We Danced With the Raelettes and All Over America: Road Poems (FootHills Publications, 2009), which is based on 60,000+ miles or road trip experiences throughout U.S. and Canada. He is also the co-author of the book Back Beat, of which Lawrence Ferlinghetti said: "Back Beat beats everything for being beater than the Beats." Rossiter's poetry has also been featured on National Public Radio, the Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival in New Jersey as well as at the Chicago Blues Festival. He has led poetry workshops all over the country. PoetryAward.org is proud to have Mr. Rossiter serve as the judge for the inaugural Contemporary American Poetry Prize.

Sponsor. PoetryAward.org and the Contemporary American Poetry Prize is sponsored by CJ Laity, twelve year veteran publisher of ChicagoPoetry.com, curator of the Poetry Cram Magazine contest and twenty year host of poetry events and festivals for such distinguished venues as the Chicago Public Library, the Poetry Foundation's Printers Ball and the Chicago Tribune Printers Row Book Fair.


Check back autumn 2012 for details about the 2013 CAPP Contest.




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THE POETRY CRAM 12 POETS HAVE BEEN SELECTED

ChicagoPoetry.com put out an open call for the weirdest, scariest poetry in the world, and now we are pleased to announce the winners of the Cram 12: A Midnight Summer Nightmare competition. Each selected poet had a poem included in the Poetry Cram Magazine, which was given away FREE at the following events: .

--On Friday, July 29, at The Printers Ball at Columbia College, hundreds of copies of Cram 12 were given away, free.

--And then, on Friday, August 5, from 7 to 9 PM at the official Cram 12 release reading at Café Ballou, 939 N. Western Ave, where Cram 12 poets read their work and everyone got a free copy of the new issue.


Selected poets who were unable to attend the events received two copies of Cram 12 by mail, free of charge.

ANNOUNCING THE POEMS / POETS SELECTED FOR CRAM 12
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ANIMAL
by C. John Graham
Santa Fe, NM
.
Driving Home
by Angelika Teuber
Raleigh, NC 27613
.
A Fright
by Casey Derengowski
San Marcos, CA
.
The Real Fear
by Colleen McManus Hein
Riverwoods, IL
.
A Whimsical Guide, Just for You
by Cynthia Pfeiffer Stell
Oak Lawn, Illinois
.
From Page to Stage and Back Again
(or following the yellow brick alley)
by Donna Pecore
Chicago, IL
.
NIGHT TERRORS: A CONSTANT SEASON IN HELL
by Doree Lee McNulty
Chicago, IL
.
Sophrosyne (Temperance)
by Itala Langmar
Kenilworth, IL
.
Straw Patrol
by Jeanette A. Jordan
Chicago, IL
.
Menace
by Jo Stewart
Chicago, IL
.
Mannequin
by JoyAnne O'Donnell
Emmitsburg, Maryland
.
White Board Clown
(Forgiving the Surreal)
by Laura L. Koenig
Lombard, IL
.
The Basis of the Universe
by Laurie Blum
Chicago, IL
.
BEING DEAD = BEING DEAD
by Marian Kaplun Shapiro
Lexington, MA
.
Tipping the green velvet
by Marianne Schaefer
Chicago, IL
.
Dreams...
by Marita DeMarinis
Chicago, IL
.
Duck, Duck, Goose
by Mary Langer Thompson
Apple Valley, CA
.
Small Universe
by Norman Nanstiel
Des Plaines, IL
.
INDUSTRIAL SHE
by Pam Larson
Arlington Heights, IL
.
Undressed
by Pamela Borovich
Valparaiso, IN
.
"Case 3900" a.k.a. "My Rod’s a Written Spear to Fear"
by Reggie Legend
Elgin, IL
.
The chunk of skull in the belly
by Richard Ilnicki
Tarpon Springs, FL
.
In the Age of Poisons
by Rob Baker
Arlington Heights, IL
.
Among Internal Organs
by Robin Goldberg
River Forest, IL
.
Ayaba Nukua
by Sandra Posadas
Chicago, IL
.
DIARRHEA AND DEPRESSION
(HELP IS JUST ONE AD AWAY!)
by Sheila A. Donovan,
Chicago, IL
.
Phantasmagoraphobia
by Terri M. O’Hara
Santa Monica, California
.
Grim Reapers Guild
by Timothy Schnoor
Chicago, IL
.
How to Fool Your Friends
by Ginger Rubinstein
Lombard, IL

Congratulations, Poetry Cram 12 Poets!!

Yours In Poetry, CJ Laity, Editor





CRAM 11 WAS THE BIGGEST CRAM YET

Recently ChicagoPoetry.com put out the call for "poetry about poetry" for its 11th volume of Poetry Cram Magazine. The response was enormous, making Cram 11 the biggest and best yet.


Congratulations go out to the forty-five poets selected for inclusion in Cram 11=Poetry² that was released on Saturday, April 30, from 10 AM until 4 PM at the National Poetry Month Poetry Festival at Harold Washington Library, where Poetry Cram 11 was given away FREE in the main lobby to everyone who wanted one. And then, later that same evening, more copies of Cram 11 were be given away FREE at the official release party and reading at Café Ballou, where poets from Cram 11 read their work. Both events were free and open to the public.

CLICK HERE FOR SOME PHOTOS FROM THE EVENTS



THE POETS AND POEMS SELECTED FOR INCLUSION IN CRAM VOLUME 11

ChicagoPoetry.com Press is proud to announce that 45 poets have been selected for inclusion in Cram 11=Poetry². The Cram 11 poets and poems are:

Renée Szostek, Scotts, MI
A Poetic Discovery

Almira Astudillo Gilles, Palatine, IL
Ode (not quite) to some Flowers (not really) in a Pot

Nathaniel Terrell Jones, Potsdam, NY
Without You

Antonia Clark, Winooski, VT
What is Poetry?

Beth Staas, Westmont, IL
A Poem Stillborn

Bonnie Kepplinger, Chicago
I Am the One

Carol Brockfield, Medford, OR
Another Near Miss

Chris Reid, Chicago
Old wives’ cures for writer’s block
(absolutely guaranteed to work)

Colleen McManus Hein, Riverwoods, IL
Sylvia

Cynthia Pfeiffer Stell, Oak Lawn, IL
Where I write

Debka Colson, Jamaica Plain, MA
Following After Williams' Nantucket

Dianalee Velie, Newbury, NH
COMMON ORDINARY DAYS

Edith Willis, Sauk Village, IL
Punctuation Not Needed

Douglas Herr, Chicago
Open Mic Night

Gail E. Goepfert, Palatine, IL
After a Poetry Reading Outside Brothers K Coffeehouse

Itala Langmar, Evanston, IL
The Mexican Colors of Poetry

Jamie Lynn Perry, Chicago
One Word

Jasminum McMullen, Oak Park
The Reunification of Destiny

Josephine Stewart, Chicago
Poetry

Kami Andridge, Chicago
Beat

Kathy Lundy Derengowski, San Marcos, CA
Wordworker

Kohar Jones, Chicago
Eaten by a Metaphor

Laurie Lee Didesch, Northbrook, IL
Dogged

Linda Leedy Schneider, Grand Rapids, MI
Look Mama, I’m Writing a Poem.

Lorraine Brown, North Barrington, IL
Once

Marcia J. Pradzinski, Skokie, IL
12 Ways of Looking at a Fountain Pen

Marian Kaplun Shapiro, Lexington, MA
Writing a poem on a paper bag

Marilyn Peretti, Glen Ellyn, IL
Poetry Mistakes?

Mary Langer Thompson, Apple Valley, CA
Where Dark Poems Come From

Michelle Brinckerhoff, Wilmette, IL
Dangers of Dating a Poet

Nancy J. Heggem, Palatine, IL
Readers Write and Writers Read

Donna Pecore, Chicago
Poetry: Simply Put

Robert Nixon, Country Club Hills, IL
K.West

Pamela Larson, Arlington Heights, IL
THE POET’S HELL
(VIA VILLANELLE)

Wilda Morris, Bolingbrook, IL
Where My Poems Hide
(for Ellen Kort)

Reggie Legend, Elgin, IL
19th Century Literature

Richard Ilnicki, Tarpon Springs, FL
The Corpse of Poetry

Robert Coté, Crystal Lake, IL
Poetry

Sandra Santiago-Posadas, Chicago
Ode to El Spanglish Poem
In honor of Tato Laveria and Miguel Piñero

Scott McFarland, Chicago
ARE YOU REALIZING YOU LIKE THINKING ABOUT THAT
NEGATIVE EXPERIENCE YOU ONCE HAD?

Sheila A. Donovan, Chicago
POETRY: CHANGING W/THE TIMES

Suzanne Seed, Chicago
WhyOWhyOWhy

Neal Whitman, Pacific Grove, CA
A Poet's Haiku Quintet

Timothy J. Schnoor, Chicago
The Courteous Ku

Ellen Savage, Highland Park, IL
Entre Nous

Congratulations Cram 11 poets!






POETRY CRAM 10 A HUGE SUCCESS!


Congratulations go out to the thirty-seven poets selected for inclusion in the new publication, CRAM VOLUME 10: BEST OF 10.

Cram 10 was given away FREE at the Cram 10 Book Release on Saturday, January 15, 2011, at Café Ballou, 939 N. Western Avenue, Chicago.

THE POETS AND POEMS SELECTED FOR INCLUSION IN CRAM VOLUME 10
ChicagoPoetry.com Press is proud to announce that six of the poets published in Cram 10 have been nominated for Pushcart Prizes. You can read the nominated poems by clicking here. The Cram 10 poets and poems nominated for Pushcart Prizes are:

2011 Pushcart Prize Nominee:
CHARLOTTE DIGREGORIO, Winnetka, IL
At The Museum of Contemporary Art

2011 Pushcart Prize Nominee:
MARILYN PERETTI, Glen Ellyn, IL
Polar Dreams

2011 Pushcart Prize Nominee:
STELLA VINITCHI RADULESCU, Chicago, IL
Landscape & More

2011 Pushcart Prize Nominee:
CYNTHIA PFEIFFER, Oak Lawn, IL
Demands from a Selfish Lover

2011 Pushcart Prize Nominee:
CYNTHIA GALLAHER, Chicago, IL
After Henri Matisse’s "Interior at Nice" 1920

2011 Pushcart Prize Nominee:
DEBORAH NODLER ROSEN, Glencoe, IL
A TIME OF ONE’S OWN

Out of a large pool of entries, thirty-one additional poets were selected for inclusion in Poetry Cram Volume 10: Best of 10. The winning poets and poems are:

CATHARINE J. JONES, Evanston, IL
Creation: A Story

CAMILLE ROSE CASTILLO, West Haven, UT
A Poet's Pen

COLLEEN MCMANUS HEIN, Riverwoods, IL
A Perfect Light

DIANE ANJOUE, Wood Dale, IL
Fickle Muse

DOUGLAS HERR, Chicago, IL
Welcome Back Kotter

JULIAN T. BROLASKI, Brooklyn, NY
astral travel w/ paranoia

KALEB HOFFER, Midland, OH
“My Lover”

KAMI ANDRIDGE, Chicago, IL
4x5

KATE SCHLACHTER, Chicago IL
That terror is never a simple thing.

KAYLEAH JEWEL PORTER, Chicago, IL
Watching you

LAURIE BLUM, Chicago, IL
Unfinished

LORRAINE BROWN, North Barrington, IL
He won’t eat my soup!

MARGARET DUBAY MIKUS, Lake Forest, IL
After the Release Party
A word from Sheila

MARGIE SKELLY, Chicago, IL
The Coffee Percolator on the Gas Stove
(An earlier version of this poem was previously published
in Vacations: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly [Outrider Press])


MARIANNE SCHAEFER, Chicago, IL
Haikus

MARITA A. DEMARINIS, Chicago, IL
Be Still

MARY KRANE DERR, Chicago, IL
CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL, ROOM K461

MARY LANGER THOMPSON, Apple Valley, CA
At the Dollar Store

MATTHEW POLK, Winchester, VA
Gaza #1

MICHAEL ETHAN LANDAU, Evanston, IL
I'll never be a poet

NANCY J. HEGGEM, Palatine, IL
Illinois Quilt
O' Hare approach 5000 feet

NORM NANSTIEL, Des Plaines, IL
Donation

PAMELA BOROVICH, Valparaiso, IN
Tiny Riot

RAE TIMOTHY, Riverside, IL
Not Even Past

RENÉE SZOSTEK, Scotts, MI
Flare

ROBERT KLEIN ENGLER, Des Plaines, IL
.DANCING WITH THE DEAD.
for Jerry Jaselski

SHARON BENTLEY, Chicago, IL
Beneath the Bodhi Tree

SHEILA DONOVAN, Chicago, IL
Chercheuse
(Searcher)

TED RECIO, Eugene, OR
To the Lost Poet

TERRI M. O’HARA, Santa Monica, CA
# (Is it “Number” or is it “Sharp”?)

WILDA MORRIS, Bolingbrook, IL
Café Blue, Savanna, Illinois*

Congratulations poets!



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