Goldenrod Poetry Festival
The Goldenrod Poetry Festival is sponsored by the English Club, and is a yearly event. All students are welcome to submit their own original works of poetry. The top ten poets participate in a private workshop with a visiting poet (which changes each year), who also gives a reading during the Goldenrod Poetry Festival. This event is free and open to the public.
For the 2021 contest, please email no more than two submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The deadline to submit is Friday, Mar. 26, 2021.
This year's Goldenrod Poetry Festival will be held completely online, and will take place on Thursday, Apr. 15. The guest poet is Mackenzie Berry.
Mackenzie Berry was the 2021 guest poet.
1st Place: Kayla Spears
2nd Place: Noah Powers
3rd Place: Adam Woodard
Honorable Mention: Kaity Kot
Erin Slaughter was the 2020 guest poet.
The 2020 Goldenrod Winners are:
1st Place: Noah Powers
2nd Place: Ella Corder
3rd Place: Sarah Olive
Savannah Sipple was the 2019 guest poet.
The 2019 Goldenrod Winners were:
1st place: Samantha Williams
2nd place: Natalie Turner
3rd place: Aimee Edens
Nathan Spoon was the 2018 guest poet.
The 2018 Goldenrod Winners were:
1st place: Adrian Sanders
2nd place: Iman Zaghariet
3rd place: Cassidy Townsend
Maggie Woodward was the 2017 guest poet.
The 2017 Goldenrod Winners were:
1st place: Natalie Rickman
2nd place: Emily Houston
3rd place: Heather Borders
Gary McDowell was the 2016 guest poet.
The 2016 Goldenrod Winners were:
1st place: Josh Arend
2nd place: Taylor Reyes
3rd place: Bridget Yates
Saeed Jones was the 2015 guest poet, who was present via Skype.
The 2015 Goldenrod Winners were:
1st place: Derek Ellis
2nd place: Jared Johnson
3rd place: Isiah Fish