| ||ChicagoPoetry.com Announces Largest Edition of Poetry Cram Ever|
Posted by : cj on Monday, September 17, 2012 - 01:58 PM
CLICK HERE to order a copy of JOMP.
ChicagoPoetry.com is pleased to announce that 71 poems, written by 63 poets, from Chicago and 20 other Illinois cities, and from 13 states across the country, as well as from the UK, Romania and Ecuador, have been chosen as runners-up in the Poetry Cram 14: Journal of Modern Poetry (aka, JOMP) competition.
JOMP is a 100 page 6' x 9' perfect bound volume of poetry with a full color glossy cover that was released on October 24 at the huge Chicago Poetry party at the Viaduct Theater, 3111 N. Western Ave, from 7 to 10 PM. Over thirty poets featured in JOMP read for the event. The event was FREE and open to the public. For more information about the theater please click here.
All 300 copies of the first run of JOMP were given away free to the contributing poets as well as to audience members at the event, and now JOMP is available through an extended run for $12:CLICK HERE.
The winning poems have been selected as well: CLICK HERE.
Congratulations go out to the Poetry Cram 14 poets!
Adam Benavides, Columbus, WI, Ode to Midnight in Milan
Anne Wesley, Lubbock, TX, Womanhood and Meditation
Barbara Kreader Skalinder, Evanston, IL, Nebraska Refrain
Beatriz Badikian-Gartler, Chicago, IL, Packing for the future: and This is for the woman
Brendan Thomas, Yorkville, IL, Tawny Thin
Camille Rose Castillo, West Haven, UT, Beyond The Looking Glass
Casey Derengowski, San Marcos, CA, The Class Reunion
Cathleen Schandelmeier, Chicago, IL, and Simon Phillips, London, England, A collaboration for Chicago Calling, SUBWAY VACATION
Charlotte Digregorio, Winnetka, IL, Drifting
Chris Reid, Chicago, IL, Visitation on the South Side and girl crush
Cordell M Miles Jr., Hammond, IN, My Means:
Cynthia Pfeiffer Stell, Oak Lawn, IL, broke:
Deborah Nodler Rosen, Glencoe, IL, THE STREET WRITES A POEM
Delores Tolliver, Chicago, IL, Cause My Daddys Gone
Dennis A. Rivera, Guayaquil, Ecuador, ERIC LOWER
Diane Anjoue, Wood Dale, IL, Albatross
Diann Martin, Wilmette IL, Waiting for your drivers license to be mailed back
Don Ward, Raleigh, NC, The Getaway
Donna Pecore, Chicago, IL, Transitory Mash-Up
Ellen Savage, Highland Park, IL, Going To the Poetry Reading
Gail Goepfert, Palatine, IL, Among the Timbers
George Korolog, Woodside, CA, Imagining Heaven
Glenn Ford, Chicago, IL, THE ILL ONE
Isa Mambetsariev, Chicago, IL, Love in a letter
Ismael Mohammed El-Tayuddin, Chicago, IL, The 1st Ruku of Hajj
Itala Langmar, Kenilworth, IL, To a Kind Stranger
Jacqueline Harris, North Chicago, IL, Thank God for Who I am Not
James Graham, Wilmette, IL, Edge
James L. Merriner, Evanston, IL, Postcards from Hell
Jasminum McMullen, Oak Park, IL, The Abandoned House
Jennifer Dotson, Highland Park, IL, Secret
Jenny Santellano, Glenview, IL, Lassoed
Jim Davis, Chicago, IL, On Method
JoAnne Blackwelder, Ocean City, NJ, Evening*
Justin Peterson, Chicago, IL, Streetlamps Matter
Kathy Derengowski, San Marcos CA, Geisha
Laurie Blum, Chicago, IL, Where Love Should Be
Linda Leedy Schneider, Grand Rapids, MI, Oak Leaves
Lois Barr, Riverwoods, IL, Biopoesis and We all shrink.
Louise Mathewson, Eden Prairie, MN, The Power of a Smile
Lynn Veach Sadler, Sanford, NC, To Know a Battlefield
Marcia J. Pradzinski, Skokie, IL, The Scent of Chicken and nest of days
Mariah Phillips, Monee, IL, A lonely, jobless, hopeless college graduates ode to her blanket and Positive Thinking
Marian Kaplun Shapiro, Lexington, MA, Finding You and Spring Sunlight
Marianne Schaefer, Chicago, IL, SOUTH OF THE BORDER
Marissa Brawn, Chicago, IL, Your Half of the Bed
Mary Chapman, Orlando, FL, Crescent Moon
Mary Jo Balistreri, Waukesha, WI, Sunset Over the Mill Pond
Mary Langer Thompson, Apple Valley, CA, Contemplating My Cast
Mayi D. Ojisua, Chicago, IL, Senses
Michael Schwartz, Sugar Grove, IL, ABSTRACT ASTERISKS
Nancy J. Heggem, Palatine, IL, Snapshot
Neal Whitman, Pacific Grove, CA, An Idyllic Time Warp, or
and Truth Be Told
Norman Nanstiel, Des Plaines, IL, Impressions of a Still, Still Night
Pamela Larson, Arlington Heights, IL, Red
Peter Rodenby, St. Johns Chapel, Durham, UK, Yesterday I think I saw the last butterfly of summer
Rebecca Mullen, Evanston, IL, guild and gun
Renae Ogle, Yuma, Arizona, Vomit
Renée Szostek, Scotts, MI, Dreaming
Sheila A. Donovan, Chicago, IL, I WISH I WAS A PENCIL
Stella Vinitchi Radulescu, Chicago, IL, War Face
Terrance Raymond Carlton, Oak Park, IL, N.E.R.D.
Veronica Văleanu, buzau, buzau, Romania, memory and battery
Note: Click Here to find out who made the cut!!