We are happy to announce that Stephen C. Fay and Ojo Taiye have won the 2021 Acton Coffee House/Silver Unicorn Bookstore Poetry Contest! As always, the competition is less important than the celebration of the art of poetry, so we sincerely thank all who participated.


Click here to read the winning poems. 

Click here to read poems by the other finalists.


One of our regulars put us on to World Poetry Day, which is marked in Europe by cafes allowing poets to pay for coffee with poetry! 


We decided to combine this tradition and the U.S. tradition of April as National Poetry Month by holding a poetry contest. 


The winning poets receive a free coffee, totebag, and gift cards from ACH & Silver Unicorn Bookstore, as well as publication on our website.