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2010 Poetry Contest

April 5th, 2011

Laura Davenport (photo from Richmond Magazine)





Congratulations to Laura Davenport for winning first place in the 2010 Best Poetry Contest, co-sponsored by Richmond Magazine. Read this article to find out more about Laura and read her poem, “Sermon: New Orleans, 2003.”

Here are the other 2010 winners:

Finalists (read the finalists’ poems in this article)

  • Heidi Johannesen Poon,“The Problem of the Forest”
  • Henry Hart, “White Goddess”

Honorable Mentions

  • Wendy Miles, “The Green Place” and “Memory: Virginia”
  • Sallie Lupton Jennings, “He Stays”
  • Mil Norman-Risch, “Remains”
  • Virginia Rider, “From Miller’s Lane”

Back to Best Poetry index page