Jamaica Pond Poets
Metaphorically speaking....since 1995

2016 - Jennifer Markell's poem "Blue Johnnies" won the Barbara Bradley Award given by the New England Poetry Club.

2016 - Gary Whited had a 
small collection of poems selected as a finalist for a Fellowship Award given by the Massachusetts Cultural Council.

2015 - Jennifer Markell's book Samsara was named a "Massachusetts Must Read Book for 2015" in the Poetry Category given by the Massachusetts Center for the Book.

2014 - Gary Whited's book Having Listened received a silver medal at the 2014 Benjamin Franklin Book Awards given by the Independent Book Publishers Association.

2013 - Gary Whited's book 
Having Listened won the Poetry Prize given by Homebound Publications.

2008 - Gary Whited's poem "Farm," (at the time titled "Remembering the Farm") was selected as a "Plainsongs Award Poem" by the journal Plainsongs.

2008 - Dorothy Derifield's poem "Hunting Season" won the Editor's Choice Award given by
Plainsongs magazine.

2005 - Gary Whited's poem "Startled by Earth" (at the time titled "Before the First Word") won an award given by the journal Atlanta Review.

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