2012 Contest Results
THEME: ROOTS AND/OR BRANCHES
Judged by Jazzy Danziger. There were 75 entries.
First Place: Joan Wiese Johannes, “Wolf Spirit Speaks”
Second Place: Andree Gravelely, “The Home I’ve Made for You”
Third Place: C.J. Muchhala, “Finding My Way”
Elise Gregory, “The End of Smoke Days”
Jan Chronister, “Upstairs Bedroom on a Hot Summer Night”
Marilyn Fleming, “If Not For Winter”
Judged by Mark Wagenaar. There were 87 entries.
First Place: Michael Kriesel, “Wisconsin Book of the Dead”
Second Place: Lauren Shimulunas, “Family History”
Third Place: Janet Leahy, “Litany”
Elise Gregory, “Traveler”
Estella Lauter, “Along the River During the Qingming Festival”
Richard Merelman, “Civil Inattention”
KAY SAUNDERS MEMORIAL NEW POET AWARD
Judged by Michelle Gillett. There were 54 entries.
First Place: Elise Gregory, “Snow Loss: The Conversation of Winter”
Second Place:Kenneth Zahorski, “Ancestral Wisdom”
Third Place:Peggy Trojan, “Orchard”
Janet Taliaferro, “Supine Woman with Trowel”