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Hannah Looney wins 2015 Mary Barnard Academy of American Poets Contest

     The English Department is pleased to announce the winners of the 2015 Mary Barnard Academy of American Poets Contest. First prize was awarded to Hannah Looney for her poem, “Get Thee to the Gunnery.” Honorable mention was awarded to Antonia Silva for her poems, “La bruja sin nombre” and “moondance in a barcelona thunderstorm.” Entries at Reed this year were judged by Henry Carlile. 

      The Academy of American Poets was founded in 1934 to support American poets at all stages of their careers and to foster the appreciation of contemporary poetry.  The largest organization in the country dedicated specifically to the art of poetry, the academy sponsors programs nationally.  For more information about programs and membership, visit the academy website at

     The participants are thanked for both their participation in the contest and their dedication to poetry.

Submitted by Katie Pelletier.
Posted on Apr 28, 2015


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