Introducing: 2012 Contest judges

November 18, 2011

The Sue C. Boynton Poetry Contest is enormously pleased to introduce our two judges for the 2012 contest, Jeffrey Morgan and Betty Scott.

Jeffrey MorganJeffrey Morgan is the author of Crying Shame, published by Blazevox Books. His writing has appeared in Cutbank, Diagram, Fourteen Hills, La Petite Zine and Spinning Jenny. He holds an MFA from Penn State University and teaches at Borough of Manhattan Community College. Jeffrey Morgan is spending the 2011/2012 academic year in beautiful Bellingham, Washington. You can visit him online at his blog Thin Nimbus.

Betty ScottBetty Scott is an award-winning poet, instructor, spiritual seeker, activist and editor. She holds a Master’s in Creative Writing from WWU and teaches oral and written communication at Bellingham Technical College and poetry workshops at Whatcom Community College’s community education program. Betty Scott’s writing has appeared in Bellowing Arc, Bellingham Review, Borders, fathoms, The Kumquat Challenge, Jeopardy, Labyrinth, Soundings Review, A World of Words and at She was featured at the World Poetry International Festival in Richmond, B.C., Canada, and was a 2010 award winner at Surrey International Writer’s Conference.

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