2011 Winners

Winners of the 2011 Memoir Contest

To read the winning works, click on the titles in red font. 

First place, Pat Tyler Mamma at the Swimming Hole”
Second place, Jasmine Belenger
 “Looking for Jesus”
Third place, Jean Wong “Saving Catfish”

Honorable Mention – Elizabeth Valentine

Judges:  Susan Bono, Amber Lea Starfire, Linda Joy Myers

Winners of the 2011 Short Story/Flash Fiction Contest 

Short Stories
First place, Jan Edwards
Second place, Jean Wong
Third place, Heidi Bailey

Flash Fiction
First place, Laura McHale Holland
Second place, Helen Sedwick
Third place, Jean Wong

Judges: David Beckman, Hal Bennett, and Donna Levin


Winners of the 2011 Conference Prose Contest

 First place, Patsy Ann Taylor   “Click”
Second Place, Julaina Kleist  “A Cup of Change”
Third Place, Jean Wong   “Secret Revealed” 

Honorable Mention, Dmitri Rusov-Morningstar  “Facing Reality”
Honorable Mention, Camille Thompson “Good Daughter” 

Judges:  Kathy Rueve, Jeanne Miller, and Rebecca Lawton

Winners of the 2011 Conference Poetry Contest

First place, Janis Barlow “Save
Second Place,  Donna Emerson “Following Hay
Third Place Winner: Janis Barlow “Harvest

Judges: Penelope La Montagne and Gwynn O-Gara