Category Archives: contest

“What’s Trending at Johnson County Library” – Helen Hokanson

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Books! It’s what we all think of when we hear library. And when we hear library, we probably think books. But libraries have evolved since you visited as a child. Here are five ways Johnson County Library specifically supports writers. Writers Conference – our 2nd annual writers conference happened the last weekend of October. With Abigail Thomas as a keynote,… Read more »

Troubadour Poetry Contest: Winners Announced

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“Love music? Love poetry? Love prizes?” Over 80 poets, budding troubadours all, answered the call to compete for our Troubadour Poetry Award. The award, established by Milton Siegele, celebrates the union of music, language, and storytelling. When we asked Siegele’s reasons for establishing the award, he said, “Stories meet our most primal need to understand life. Many of the best… Read more »

Congratulations to our Contest Winners!

Thank you to everyone for participating in Whispering Prairie Press’s annual contest! Our judges had a lot of fun reviewing your terrific submissions, and we are excited to share the results.   Art 1st place Leisure by Rita Guile of Mission, KS 2nd place Untitled Black & White photograph by Meaghan Golden of Glen Falls, NY 3rd place Golden Slippers by… Read more »

2013 Annual Whispering Prairie Press Writers’ Contest Winners

Thank you to everyone who participated in this year’s writers’ contest.  Not only does it give us a chance to read some really great work, it also lets us find a few more pieces for Kansas City Voices.  The contest is also one of our biggest fundraisers throughout the year and your participation helps keep Whispering Prairie Press alive. Congratulations… Read more »