Maryland Writers' Association
PO Box 41671
Baltimore, MD 21203

Congratulations to the winners of the Maryland Writers’ Association 2007 Short Works Contest.  The judges kept busy reading, sixty-four submissions in the poetry category, eighteen submissions for Creative Non-Fiction, twenty-four submissions received for the Short Works Fiction and two entries for editorial. 

For poetry, judge Madeleine Mysko selected:

First Place:  Charles Robinson for “I Dreamed I Held a Seraph Close”
Second Place:  Maureen Fama for “Crazy Old Moon”
Third Place:  Rick Galloway for “The Layoff”

For Creative Non-Fiction, * judge Christianna McCausland selected:
*Please note this judge did not select a third place winner in this category

First Place:  Rosemary Mild for “How I Jeopardized My Sanity”
Second Place:  Harry Turner for “Dear Frank”

*Please note this judge did not select a third place winner in this category

For Short Works Fiction, judge Jessica Anya Blau selected:

First Place:  Vicki Fang for “The Little Girl Who Thought She Could Shoot Down the Moon”
Second Place:  Allison McCarthy for “Road Veins”
Third Place:  Eric D. Goodman for “The Stein”

Prizes:
1st Place - $100.00, complimentary admission to the 2007 MWA Annual Writers’ Conference, publication in Scribble of poetry, short fiction, and creative nonfiction, and a certificate, to be awarded at the conference.
2nd Place - $30.00, complimentary admission to the 2007 MWA Annual Writers’ Conference, and a certificate, to be awarded at the conference.
3rd Place - complimentary admission to the 2007 MWA Annual Writers’ Conference, and a certificate, to be awarded at the conference.

I am appreciative for the time the judges devoted to the submissions and to the entrants for your efforts and hard work.  I hope to have the opportunity to meet you at the Maryland Writers Association’s annual conference on Saturday April 21, 2007.  Prizes will be awarded at the conference and winners will receive Award Certificates.  For more information visit our site.

Kerry Dunnington
2007 Short Works Contest Coordinator

 

2007 MWA Short Works Contest