2009 Contest Results

2009 Triad

THEME: FOOD

Judged by Christine Swanberg. There were 92 entries.

First Place: Sharon Auberle, "How to Get Through a Day When All Talk Is About War"

Second Place: Nadine St. Louis, "More Than Bread"

Third Place: Ed Werstein, "Nosferato’s Garden"

Honorable Mention:

Joan Wiese Johannes, "Chocolate Decadence"

Kathleen Ernst, "Love Like Apples"

David Blackey, "Grazing"

POET'S CHOICE

Judged by Patricia Dyjak, Ph.D., UW–Stevens Point. There were 88 entries.

First Place: Ann Arntson, "Eyes"

Second Place: Cathryn Cofell, "Monkey Wheel"

Third Place: Lisa Cihlar, "But You Told Me So"

1st Honorable Mention: Joan Wiese Johannes, "What She’s Not"

2nd Honorable Mention: Michael Kriesel, "Sea of Noise"

3rd Honorable Mention: Jeri McCormick, "1945"

KAY SAUNDERS MEMORIAL NEW POET

Judged by Paula McLain. There were 60 entries.

First Place: Maryann Hurtt, "Vapor"

Second Place: Sandra Tully, "Galileo’s Heir"

Third Place: Lucy Rose Johns, “Birth”

1st Honorable Mention:David Scheler, "100-Year-Old Oak"

2nd Honorable Mention:Ed Werstein, “Altar Boy 1959”