2016 Spring Contest Winners
At the Spring Conference in Madison, 2016, the WFOP announced the following contest awards:
2016 Chapbook Contest
First Place: and no spiders were harmed (Red Bird Chapbooks, St. Paul, MN), Steve Tomasko, Middleton.
Second Place: The Toolbox Poems (Finishing Line Press, Georgetown, KY), Sandy Stark, Madison
Finding Ourselves in Alzheimer’s, Naomi Cochran, Hayward.
Navigating in the Sun, Stephen Anderson, Shorewood.
2016 Muse Prize for Excellence in Poetry
First Place: Mike Orlock, Sturgeon Bay, for his poem "On Perdido Beach"
Second Place: Paula Schulz, Slinger, for her poem "Real"
Third Place: Jude Genereaux, Sarona, for her poem "Some Nights"
1st Honorable Mention: Bobbie Lovell, DePere, for her poem "Seasonal Help at the Furniture Factory"
2nd Honorable Mention: Annette L. Grunseth, Green Bay, for her poem "Lost Seed"
3rd Honorable Mention: Laurel Devitt, La Crosse, for her poem "Spring Forth"
Congratulations to all.