2006 Competition Winners

Poetry - Judged by Bruce Beasley

Winner: David Snyder, Chicago, IL, for group of poems entitled "Pica"

1st Honorable Mention: Jill M. Drumm, North Miami, FL, for group of poems entitled "Ode to My Pantry"

2nd Honorable Mention: Doris M. Umbers, Johnson City, NY, for group of poems entitled "Lost House"

Fiction - Judged by Steve Almond

Winner: Dylan Landis, Santa Monica, CA, for her story "Underwater"

1st Honorable Mention: Eric Vrooman, Minneapolis, MN, for his story "How to Ride Greyhound"

2nd Honorable Mention: Annie Reid, Vancouver, BC, for her story "I don't feel like myself today"


Non-Fiction- Judged by Suzanne Antonetta (Paola)

Winner: Brenda Sieczkowski, Salt Lake City, UT, for her essay "16 Doors"

1st Honorable Mention: John Bresland, Iowa City, IA, for his essay "The Cooler"

2nd Honorable Mention: Liesl Schwabe, Brooklyn, NY, for her essay "Ten Rupees a Kilo"