Winners of The MacGuffin's 26th Poet Hunt Contest

Grand Prize:

"City approves demolition of library" by Patrick Wilcox

1st Honorable mention:

"Mother on the Steps of St. Peter’s Church" by Camille Carter

2nd Honorable Mention

"Dementia Pugilistica" by Karen Hones


Mary Salisbury

Fredric Hildebrand


Linda Blaskey

Partridge Boswell

Katie Chaple

Robert Coles

Deborah DeNicola

Lynn DeTurk

Justin Hunt

Zebulon Huset

Tina Lear

Mary Makofske

Lori Martin

Robin Michel

Laura Nagy

Delaney Olmo

Cynthia Parker-Ohene

Annette Sisson

Amy Smith

Carolyne Wright

Mark Youssef

The winning poems, along with a contest commentary by guest judge Indigo Moor, will be published in Volume 38.1, due out in the first quarter of 2022.