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The 2019 Young Poets Contest Winners

Posted in People on December 16 2019, by Matt Newman

Photo of the winners of 2019's NYBG young poets contest with Billy Collins

Congratulations to all of the young writers who submitted poems to this year’s Young Poets contest, and the winners who joined former U.S. poet laureate Billy Collins for December 15’s annual reading. You’ll find their poems on display here at NYBG through the end of the Holiday Train Show.

Midhad Ahsan – “Winter Thoughts”

Anika Amann – “A Winter’s Reverie”

Leo Beirne – “Winter”

Annalise Braddock – “Tall and Proud”

Matteo Bruno – “Winter Beast”

Amity Doyle – “Locked Winter”

Abigail Feinstein – “Yummy Winter”

Ella Hanchett – “Christmas in the City”

Alexandra Oh – “Holiday Huzzah”

Arpita Raisah – “First Snowfall”

Rizo Ramusevic – “A Magical Winter in the City”

Lina Resende – “Christmas Morning”