emmons poetry contest

The Robert emmons poetry contest is held in the spring semester of the academic year.

Robert Emmons is often described as a renaissance man, multi-talented with a wide range of interests. He has been a New York Stock Exchange company CEO, a well-respected international management consultant, a university professor, and an entrepreneur. In addition, he is an art collector and patron, sailor, avid yachtsman, and a poet for more than forty years. The Los Angeles Times called him “a talented poet” and his book Other Places Other Times “a gem of a book.”

Welcome to the Spring 2021

Emmons Poetry conteSt



Winners have been selected!


FIRST PLACE: Li Meinhold, “Walking Away”


SECOND PLACE: Mell Gutierrez, “anti-thesis”


THIRD PLACE: Savannah Foster, “My Most Magnetic Friend”


HONORABLE MENTION: Stuart Orenstein, “My Father’s Ashes”


HONORABLE MENTION: Tyler Baio, “Disapproval”


HONORABLE MENTION: Alyssa Barbosa, “For a pound of our flesh”


2021 Emmons Prize Winners Award Ceremony

Virtually attend the Award Ceremony using this Zoom link

Apr 29, 2021 05:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)