2006 Contest Judge: Patricia Fargnoli
Contest Coordinator: Patricia Youngblood
September 24, 2006
Village Arts Gallery
One Ekman Street, Worcester
Winning poems appear in
New Hampshire Poet Laureate Patricia Fargnoli is the author of five collections of poetry (three books and two chapbooks). Her latest book, Duties of the Spirit (Tupelo Press,2005) was this year's winner of the Jane Kenyon Poetry Book Award (for an outstanding book of poetry published by a NH poet). Her first book, Necessary Light (Utah State University Press) won the May Swenson Literary Award judged by Mary Oliver. Her work has appeared in such journals as Poetry, Ploughshares, Mid-American Review, and Indiana Review.
Worcester County Poetry Association
2006 Annual Poetry Contest
"Letter to Horstch from Middle Age"
"The Winter After"
Amy Belding Brown
"The Sound of Flak"
Helen Marie Casey
"Return of Mary Dyer Who Anticipates Execution, May, 1660"
Jane Poirier Hart
"On the Cleaning Lady’s Third Visit"
"Santo Domingo Blues"
Worcester County Poetry Association / PO Box 804, Worcester, MA 01613 / 508-797-4770 / firstname.lastname@example.org
(standing) Michael Fisher, Jina Ortiz, Emily Ferrara, Patricia Fargnoli, David Thoreen,
Carle Johnson, Amy Belding Brown
(seated) Helen Marie Casey, Jane Porier Hart
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