Winners of the 2020 Delta Mouth Poetry and Flash Fiction Contest

We are proud to announce the winners of our Poetry and Flash Fiction Contest!

We congratulate Jolie Gilbert who submitted her winning poem ‘Virgo Fortis’. Jolie Gilbert is a senior English/Creative Writing major who strives to write poems that uplift queer women and survivors of sexual violence. She is the Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Delta Journal, a co-founder of Free Verse Spoken Word Poetry Club, and the former Baton Rouge Youth Poet Laureate. Jolie has published one full-length collection of poetry, Cellophane Girl (Penmanship Books, 2017), and hopes to someday do that again.

We also congratulate Alden Ceasar, winner in the category Flash Fiction with the work ‘Imposter Syndrome’! Alden Ceasar is a 22 year old senior from Clinton, LA majoring in creative writing.

We would like to thank our wonderful judges Candice Wuehle (poetry) and Ally Glass-Katz (flash fiction) for all of their hard work!

The winners will be announced on our website and their work will be published in Delta Journal on June 30th at

We are thanking everyone for their participation in the contest this year! The contest will be back, along with an awesome festival next year!


Thank you to everyone who turned out to play Scrabble and support Delta Mouth! And a big thank you, as well, to Radio Bar for hosting our event.

Congratulations to local Scrabble players Eric, who won our second tourney this past Sunday, and Anita, our lucky raffle winner!

Fall 2017 Scrabble Tourney

Our Fall 2017 Scrabble Tourney Fundraiser for Delta Mouth is underway! Thank you to New Delta Review for donating a copy of their 2016-2017 Annual Chapbook Contest winner, Chinatown Sonnets by Dorothy Chan.

NDR Editor Justin Greene plays local competitor Kenny Miller.

And a big thank you to everyone who supported our first round last Sunday and made it such a great event! We look forward to seeing you again at 5:00 on Sunday October 29th at Radio Bar in Baton Rouge.

Glorious Aftermath

tumblr_inline_n3thwbm1ls1rwqgnaAs always, we want to thank our generous and kind supporters and our incredible guests for another amazing Delta Mouth Festival. Friends at the New Delta Review have the following to say about this year’s event.

On Dorothy Lasky’s reading:
On our success in general:

Thanks, NDR! ❤ ❤ ❤

Let the Games Begin

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Radio Bar has graciously allowed us to invade their space the next few Friday nights to hold SCRABBLE TOURNEYS to help support this year’s event… THANKS, RADIO BAR! Grab a booth and join the fun! Drink tickets/entry fees will benefit our readers and writers. Prizes to be won!

3 Rounds: March 14, 21, & 28. From 4-7 pm.

Hope to see you there!

Click here to RSVP via FB.


2014’s Fundraising Kick-Off

Poems were written, drinks were imbibed, puns were made,
t-shirts were sold,  money was raised…
Oh, and also Valentines Day…
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Special thanks goes to the LSU Print Club for their contributions!
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Thanks, friends, for your company and support!