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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

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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.



Check back for details about the how to get your copy of 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



























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