2005 Contest Results
THEME: ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES
Judged by Laurel Mills; 58 entries.
First: Liz Hammond, "Why I Don’t Have Air-Conditioning, Cable TV, and Other Oddities"
Second: Yvette Flaten, "Nuclear Family"
Third: Peg Lauber, "Guide to Birds of the Waterways"
1st Honorable Mention: Sheryl Slocum, "Coyote"
2nd Honorable Mention: Michael Kriesel, "Target Practice"
3rd Honorable Mention: Jan Chronister, "Addicted to Roads"
Judged by Andrea Potos; 80 entries.
First: Maryam Dachniwskyj, "Cultural Geography"
Second: Susan Kileen, "Fishing Without My Father"
Third: Sandra Lindow, "At Copper Falls: Walking to Water"
1st Honorable Mention: Kay Sanders, "Embers"
2nd Honorable Mention: Bobbie Krinsky, "Collateral Damage"
3rd Honorable Mention: Margaret Rozga, "Grand Child"
KAY SAUNDERS MEMORIAL NEW POET AWARD
Judged by Dale Ritterbusch; 51 entries.
First: Stephen Anderson, "The Privileged Secrets of the Arch"
Second: Loraine Brink, "Pieces"
Third: Maryam Dachniwskyj, "Sonnet: My Sister Cooks Lentil Soup in the Fourteenth Year of Her Marriage"
1st Honorable Mention: Joey Wojtusik, "You’ve Created This Monster"
2nd Honorable Mention: Jean Biegun, “Hospice”
3rd Honorable Mention: Judy Garty, “Sinte Hla Talisman”