Past Contests

The 93rd Annual Kathryn Irene Glascock '22
Intercollegiate Poetry Competition

April 2016
The English Department at Mount Holyoke College congratulates Zoë Bodzas '16 of Hamilton College, the winner of the 93rd Glascock Poetry Contest, and Peter LaBerge '17 of the University of Pennsylvania, who was awarded second place. Without in any way minimizing the achievement of the winners, this year's judges--Matthea Harvey, Joshua Mehigan, and Carl Phillips--noted with appreciation the high level of promise shown in the writings and performances of all six contestants.  Nina Shallman '18 (Amherst), James O'Connell '17 (Emerson), Rachel Schmieder-Gropen '18 (MHC), and Angela Nelson '17 (URI) joined with the two winners to take a warmly applauded bow at the end of the contest. Our thanks to them and to all who contributed to the success of the occasion. 

The 92nd Kathryn Irene Glascock '22 Intercollegiate Poetry Competition

April 2015
The Department of English at Mount Holyoke College congratulates Nisha Jain '17 of Cornell University and Paloma Parikh '15 of Boston University as co-winners of the 92nd Glascock Poetry Contest. Taylor Marks '15 of Smith College was awarded second place. We extend warm thanks and appreciation to our three judges (Mei-mei Berssenbrugge,  David Ferry & Jane Springer), our poet-contestants, and all who participated in this year's competition!

The 91st Kathryn Irene Glascock ’22 Intercollegiate Poetry Competition

April 2014
We congratulate Rebecca Liu '14 of Columbia University as the winner of the 91st Annual Glascock Poetry Contest!  Milo Muise '14 of Hampshire College was awarded second place.  A sincere thank you to all who participated in this year's competition!

The 90th Kathryn Irene Glascock ’22 Intercollegiate Poetry Competition

April 2013
The English department congratulates Jamie Samdahl, Smith College class of 2015, who received first place in this year's Glascock Intercollegiate Poetry Contest.  Second place was awarded to Laura Naparstek of Skidmore College, class of 2013.  We thank all the poet-contestants and judges who participated in this year's competition.

The 89th Kathryn Irene Glascock ’22 Intercollegiate Poetry Competition

April 2012
The English Department congratulates Garon Scott '12 from the University of Connecticut, Storrs who was awarded first place honors in the 2012 Glascock Poetry Competition. We also congratulate Katherine Kinkel '13, of Bowdoin College, who is this year’s runner up.  We send a special thank you to all of the poet-contestants who participated in the year’s competition: Layli Amerson '13, Mount Holyoke College; Andrew Bustria '12, Sarah Lawrence College; Brian Folan '12, University of Massachusetts, Amherst; and Jessica Yoo '12, Johns Hopkins University.

The 88th Kathryn Irene Glascock ’22 Intercollegiate Poetry Competition 

April 2011
Congratulations to Kit Schluter '11 from Bard College who took first place in the 2011 Glascock Poetry Competition.  MHC's Melissa Yang '11 was the year's runner up.