2014 WPP Annual Contest Results

Thank you to everyone who participated in this year’s contest. We saw some really great work this year, and it made our judges’ jobs very tough.  The contest is also one of our biggest fundraisers throughout the year and your participation is integral to the publication of Kansas City Voices.

Congratulations to all of the talented writers and artists!

Art

1st

Spinster’s Claw – Claire Brankin

2nd

George  - Johne Richardson

3rd

The Other Side  - Cynthia Bjorn

Honorable Mention

Angel of the Trees – Richard Disney

Flash Fiction

1st

K in the Dirt – Craig Workman

2nd

Most Wonderful Time of the Year – Carly Colombero

3rd

Das Leben ist Gut – Marilee Aufdenkamp

Honorable Mention

My Merry Widower – Robert Mundy

Complaint Line – Beau Ahrens

Dead Spider Curl – Chip Houser

Churned Earth – Chip Houser

Essay

1st

Mentor – Jeffrey Schneider

2nd

Ghost House – Laura Ruth Loomis

3rd

A Faded Photo from the Seventies – Eve Ott

Honorable Mention

Well-Heeled Life – Dee Dee Chumley

Broccoli Dance – Susanna Solomon

Poetry

1st

Bridges and Doors (A Sestina) –  Lee Ann Russell

2nd

Who Says Neatness Counts? – Lee Ann Russell

3rd

Floating Like Undiscovered Continents –  Anita Ofokansi

Honorable Mention

Letting Go: A Cento – Teresa Sutton

Ruby – Roy Beckemeyer

Hails from Corpus Christi – Jose Araguz

Setting Up A Fender Rhodes Seventy-Three – Ken Eberhart

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2 Responses to 2014 WPP Annual Contest Results

  1. Heart-felt congratulations to all the winners and honorable mentions — well done!

  2. Lee Ann Russell says:

    I am totally surprised and thrilled, and it is nice to win with two entirely different poems and forms. Who said poetry is dead? Thanks for helping keep poetry alive and well.

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