Contest 2012

 

KANSAS WRITERS ASSOCIATION
2012 PROSE AND POETRY CONTEST

Congratulations to our 2012 Winners!

Winners were selected by blind judging.  Work will appear in the KWA Anthology Words out of the Flatlands 2012. While a print version of the anthology is forthcoming, interested parties may download a PDF of the anthology Here.

First Chapter

First Place: Richard Walkup: Love is Mine Enemy
Second Place: Wes Brummer: Dust and Roses
Third Place: Everett Robert: The Last Ride of Dakota King

 Short Fiction

First Place: Wes Brummer: Ghost of Chance
Second Place: Dennis E. Smirl: Crying for Donna
Third Place: Byron Folkerts: Papa’s Watch
Honorable Mention: Amy Hadecheck: Storms at the Stockyards
Honorable Mention: Bill Goodwin: Eight Ball
Honorable Mention: William Brian Johnson: Musings at the End of the World

 Nonfiction

First Place: Dennis E. Smirl: Welcome to Vietnam
Second Place: Bob Sommer: Movies
Third Place: Steven Laird: Cookie Day!
Honorable Mention: Richard Walkup: Hopeless
Honorable Mention: Nancy Breth: Beauty: God’s Love in Motion

Humor

First Place: Steven Laird: Supermarket Opera
Second Place: Ray “Grizzly” Racobs: Oops!
Third Place: Wes Brummer: Ghost of a Chance
Honorable Mention: Byron Folkerts: Bear at the Door

 Short Stories for Youth

First Place: Storme Maynard: Namesake
Second Place: Julie Stielstra: Malvolio
Third Place: Julie Stielstra: Cloud and Rain
Honorable Mention: Sheila Dalrymple: The the Turkey’s Jiggly, Jaggly, Wiggly, Waggly, Thing

Rhymed Poetry

First Place: Yvonne Nunn: Country Boy, Prize Bull, Pastured Hoss
Second Place: Carol Dee Meeks: Brilliant Gems Come Out at Night
Third Place: Marilyn Page: Not Now
Honorable Mention:Byron Folkerts: The Circus
Honorable Mention: Carol Dee Meeks: Like a Spring Macbeth Bubbles Before the Run 

Free Verse

First Place: Robert Cory: Exodus: Redux
Second Place: Byron Folkerts: The Question
Third Place: Sally Clark: Rear View Mirror
Honorable Mention: H.B. Berlow: Dark Soliloquy
Honorable Mention: April Pameticky: Between 2nd and 3rd Hour
Honorable Mention: Heather Larson: Late Fall

Youth Division
Fiction/Nonfiction Prose

First Place: Molly Wierman: A Mother’s Love
Second Place: Ally Burr: The Last Inning
Third Place: Ally Burr: A Slurred Choice
Honorable Mention: Christen Miller: Conscience

 

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