Aug 18, 2015

Winners of the Wabash Watershed Indiana Poetry Awards Contest

From Indiana Poet Laureate George Kalamraas:

We are pleased to announce the winners of the Wabash Watershed Indiana Poetry Awards Contest! This year, we offered prizes in the categories of Indiana History and Social Justice. First Prize winners in each category received an award of $100. Second and third place in each category received $50 each.
The initial screening was done in committee by blind review, which included George Kalamaras. The nationally known poet, Patrick Lawler, of LeMoyne College, served as final judge.
Congratulations to the winners!
Indiana History
First Place: “A Brief History of the Mirror”
Patrick Kindig, Indianapolis
Second Place: “That Summer, a History”
Bonnie Maurer, Indianapolis
Third Place: “Studebaker Wives”
Nancy Botkin, South Bend
Honorable Mention:
“Saint Theodora Guerin of Indiana”
Vienna Wagner, South Bend

Social Justice
First Place: “Slave Cemetery”
Michael Derrick Hudson, Fort Wayne
Second Place: “Missing”
Nancy Botkin, South Bend
Third Place: “Vision Problem”
Tracy Mishkin, Indianapolis
Honorable Mention:
Jodie English, Indianapolis

To read the poems and bios, click here:

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