Monday, September 26, 2011

11th Annual Poetry Contest Winners

The Roanoke Valley Branch of the National League of the American Pen Women are pleased to announce the winners of their 11th Annual Poetry Contest.

The judge for the contest was Rene Parks Lanier, Jr., Professor of English emeritus at Radford University.

Prizes are First Place, $100, Second Place, $75, and Third Place, $50.

First Place: Elisabeth Murawski  for her poem, Cumberland

Second Place: Catherine Moran for her poem, The Neighborhood Scene

Third Place: Viki Quinn for her poem, Fly

Honorable Mentions will be awarded to the following:

Lorraine A. Vail for her poem, Grandmother

Carol White for her poem, Being There

Carol White for her poem, Rockport Farewell

Amanda Rhodes for her poem, Kent Anthony Rhodes

The Roanoke Valley members would like to thank all who entered and helped to make this contest a success.

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