In association with Long Island Traditions, Carolyn Raphael, poetry coordinator, and Joshua Mehigan, an award-winning poet for his first book The Optimist, and this year’s poetry contest judge, the Village of Great Neck Plaza is proud to announce the following winners of the 2015 Great Neck Plaza Poetry Contest: first prize, Ed Stever for “A Leg Dangling from the Ceiling” (from Rocky Point); second prize, Mary Jane Peterson for “Purpose of the Universe” (from Great Neck); third prize, George H. Northrup for “Once Around the Pool” (from New Hyde Park); first honorable mention, Irma Souveroff for “Ghouls” (from Baldwin);
and second honorable mention, Ellen Pickus for “Up on a Dawn” (from Baldwin).
Make sure to come on Sunday, April 19, 2 p.m,, at Great Neck Plaza Village Hall, 2 Gussack Plaza, when these poets will read their award winning poems. The poetry reading is free to the public and is bound to be a great time. Don’t forget to save the date. You won’t regret it. Refreshments will be served.
If you have any questions about the poetry contest or the reading, contact the Village Hall at 516-482-4500.