November 2022 Poetry Contest Results


The Poetry Society of Tennessee (PST) formally announced its members-only November 2022 contest results at their November 12 member meeting. Winners receive cash prizes. The first place poem will be published in an upcoming edition of PST’s anthology, Tennessee Voices.

Sponsor and judge JoAn Howerton (with help from a poetry-loving grandson) selected the following winners and honorable mentions:

  • 1st: William Hill, “A Painter’s View of Autumn Sunset”
  • 2nd: Russell Strauss, “Late Autumn Love”
  • 3rd: Patricia Hope, “Autumn’s Fading”
  • 1HM: Mark Hudson, “Mice of Autumn”
  • 2HM: Howard Carman, “Jack O ‘Lantern”
  • 3HM: Ann Carolyn Cates,”Merry Go Round”

    Meeting attendees enjoyed the readings of these winning poems.

    Enter Your Poem

    January’s contest is right around the corner, but you have to enter to win. Sponsor Lisa Kamolnick is looking for poems of any form about “A fresh start.” Get details. Not a member? It’s not too late to join. Learn more.


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