2021 Poetry Postcard Fest Stats

July 31, 2021
by Paul Nelson

The numbers are in for year 15 of the Poetry Postcard Fest, as registration has ended (FINALLY) and the poets at Casa del Colibrí can move on to their own poetry postcard production and the next heat wave or smoke infestation. But I digress. Here are the numbers:

Total Poets: 519 (down from the lockdown’s 544, but not bad, eh?)

Countries Represented: 13, Australia 3, Canada 20, France 2, Germany 1, Ghana 1, Ireland 1, Italy 1, Japan 1, New Zealand 2, Norway 1, Switzerland 1, United Kingdom 5, USA 480.

States and provinces: 46 U.S. states + D.C. (which oughta be a state), 4 Canadian provinces and 3 Australian states.

Washington 106
California 58
Oregon 36
Texas 29
New York 21
Colorado 17
Massachusetts 16
Minnesota 15
Michigan 14
BC 13
New Mexico 12
Florida 11
North Carolina 10
Pennsylvania 10
Wisconsin 10
Virginia 9
Iowa 8
New Jersey 8
Alabama 7
Ohio 7
Missouri 6
Connecticut 5
Maine 5
Maryland 5
New Hampshire 5
Illinois 4
Georgia 3
Kansas 3
Louisiana 3
Rhode Island 3
Utah 3
Vermont 3
Wyoming 3
ACT 2
Alberta 2
Arizona 2
Hawaii 2
Idaho 2
Nebraska 2
Nevada 2
Oklahoma 2
Ontario 2
Tennessee 2
Alaska 1
Arkansas 1
DC 1
Indiana 1
Italy 1
Manitoba 1
Montana 1
NSW 1
Saskatchewan 1
South Carolina 1
West Virginia 1
USA 475
Wisconsin 10
West Virginia 1
Wyoming 3

Registration for 2022 (#PPF2022) will happen starting September 1, 2021 at ProlificWriters.Life and there will be some minor changes, including a way to prevent the need for corrected lists. Stay tuned for that. If you missed signing up for 2021, get in early for 2022 and avoid the hassle. Stay tuned for more developments.

& if you missed our recent orientation on ProlificWriters.Life, you’re in luck:

4 Comments

  1. KARYN A GLODEN

    Thank You !

    Reply
  2. Lucia Lemieux

    Thank you Paul, for all you do, and for these stats! They are really interesting and fun to see. Looking forward to creating and getting my cards out there!

    Reply
  3. Sigrid Saradunn

    This was awesome to watch … I got so much out of it for next year … The Fest is over, and after open mic …
    I am so happy I found the recording/ the recording in CC was a big bonus for me.
    .
    I have had so many benefits from the few years of participation … including getting an amplifier for my hearing aides to not miss a word of the classes.
    .
    Paul.. thank you for the clear explanation of Cosmology .. I seem to stumble over in the past explaing.

    Reply
  4. Sigrid Saradunn

    last word: explaining 🙂

    Reply

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