PRIZE POEMS ANTHOLOGIES

After contest winners are announced at each year's NFSPS convention, the collection of prize-winning poems from our fifty contests are published in the anthology, Encore. Beginning with the 2016 volume, Encore may be purchased on Amazon.com.


Copies of many earlier anthologies may be ordered through NFSPS.To open the Order Form click HERE and print it out. If you want to keep the order form on your computer, click the download icon or the Ctrl+s keys on your keyboard then indicate where you wish to save the form then click save; if you just want to print it click your printer icon or the Ctrl+p keys on your keybord.

Here are the books that are available:
 

ENCORE: PRIZE POEMS OF THE NFSPS 2017
Edited by Kathy Lohrum Cotton. Anna, Il:
NFSPS, 2017. The biggest prize winner in the book is "Hardwood" by Christine Irving, (Denton, TX).. This anthology is available for $13.00 plus postage@ Amazon.com

ENCORE: PRIZE POEMS OF THE NFSPS 2016
Edited by Kathy Lohrum Cotton. Anna, Il:
NFSPS, 2016. The biggest prize winner in the book is "Trespass Vision" by David Bond (Carbondale, Il). This anthology is available for $13.00 plus postage@ Amazon.com

ENCORE: PRIZE POEMS OF THE NFSPS 2015
Edited by Valerie Martin Bailey.  San Antonio, TX:
NFSPS, 2015. The biggest prize winner in the book is "The Whole Pie" by Maurine Haltiner (Salt Lake City, UT). This anthology is available for $15.00 plus postage.
 

ENCORE: PRIZE POEMS OF THE NFSPS 2014
Edited by Valerie Martin Bailey.  San Antonio, TX:
NFSPS, 2014. The biggest prize winner in the book is "Insomniosis" by Debra Kuss (Corbin, KY). This anthology is available for $15.00 plus postage.
 


ENCORE: PRIZE POEMS OF THE NFSPS 2013
Edited by Valerie Martin Bailey.  San Antonio, TX:
NFSPS, 2013. The biggest prize winner in the book is "The Murderer's Mother Wonders" by Ginny Lowe Conners (W. Hartford, CT). This anthology is available for $15.00 plus postage.
 


ENCORE: PRIZE POEMS OF THE NFSPS 2012
Edited by Valerie Martin Bailey.  San Antonio, TX:
NFSPS, 2012. The biggest prize winner in the book is "Nothing Personal, CD Wright" by Maurine Haltiner (Salt Lake City, UT). This anthology is available for $15.00 plus postage.
 

ENCORE: PRIZE POEMS OF THE NFSPS 2011
Edited by Valerie Martin Bailey.  San Antonio, TX:
NFSPS, 2011. The biggest prize winner in the book is "Last Letter From Grandfather" by George Handy (Ashville, NC). This anthology is available for $12.00 plus postage.
 

ENCORE: PRIZE POEMS OF THE NFSPS 2010
Edited by Valerie Martin Bailey.  San Antonio, TX:
NFSPS, 2010. The biggest prize winner in the book is "Galileo's Eye" by Janet McCann (College Station, TX). This anthology is available for $12.00 plus postage.
 

ENCORE: PRIZE POEMS OF THE NFSPS 2009
Edited by Valerie Martin Bailey.  San Antonio, TX:
NFSPS, 2009. The biggest prize winner in the book is "The Story Melting" by Margo Lagattuta (Rochester, MI). This anthology is available for $12.00 plus postage.
 

ENCORE: PRIZE POEMS OF THE NFSPS 2008
Edited by Valerie Martin Bailey.  San Antonio, TX:
NFSPS, 2008. The biggest prize winner in the book is "You Sing Your Brothers" by Helen Keith Beaman of (Provo, Utah). This anthology is available for $10.00 plus postage.
 

ENCORE: PRIZE POEMS OF THE NFSPS 2007
Edited by Valerie Martin Bailey.  San Antonio, TX:
NFSPS, 2007. Biggest prizewinner in the book was
"Classics Scholar in a Hospital" by Daniel Fernandez (Brooklyn, NY).  This anthology is available for $10.00 plus postage.
 
ENCORE: PRIZE POEMS OF THE NFSPS 2006

Edited by Valerie Martin Bailey.  San Antonio, TX:
NFSPS, 2006. Biggest prizewinner in the book was
"The Road Not Finished" by Glenna H. Holloway (Naperville, IL). This anthology is available for $10.00 plus postage.
ENCORE: PRIZE POEMS OF THE NFSPS 2005
Edited by Valerie Martin Bailey. San Antonio, TX: NFSPS, 2005. Biggest prizewinner in the book was "The Meandering Love Poem" by Sue Ranglack (Murray, UT). This anthology is available for $8.00 plus postage.

 

ENCORE: PRIZE POEMS OF THE NFSPS 2004
Edited by Valerie Martin Bailey. San Antonio, TX: NFSPS, 2004. Biggest prizewinner in the book was "Sunday in the House He Left" by Anne McCrady (Henderson, TX). This anthology is available for $8.00 plus postage.
ENCORE: PRIZE POEMS OF THE NFSPS 2003
Edited by Budd Powell Mahan, Dallas, TX: Great Impressions, 2003. Biggest prizewinner in the  book was "Reflection: For Li Po and Tu Fu" by Ruth F. Harrison (Waldport, OR). This anthology is available for $8.00 plus postage.

 

ENCORE: PRIZE POEMS OF THE NFSPS 2002
Edited by Budd Powell Mahan. Dallas, TX: Great Impressions, 2002. Biggest prizewinner in the  book was "Trimming Poison Ivy" by Pat Underwood (Colfax, IA). This anthology is available for $6.00 plus postage
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ENCORE: PRIZE POEMS OF THE NFSPS 2001
Edited by Budd Powell Mahan. Dallas, TX: Great Impressions, 2001. Biggest prizewinner in the  book was "Six Riffs on the Rain" by Jeanne Wagner (Kensington, CA). This anthology is available for $6.00 plus postage

 

ENCORE: PRIZE POEMS OF THE NFSPS 2000
Edited by Budd Powell Mahan. Dallas, TX: Great Impressions, 2000. Biggest prizewinner in the  book was "Sharky" by Carlee Swan (Lebanon, SD). This anthology is available for $4.00 plus postage

 

ENCORE: PRIZE POEMS OF THE NFSPS 1999
Edited by Budd Powell Mahan. Dallas, TX: Great Impressions, 1999. Biggest prizewinner in the  book was "Superior in All Seasons" by Barbara Brent Brower (Okemos, MI). This anthology is available for $4.00 plus postage.