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International Poetry Competition Winners Announced
much deliberation, the winners of firstwriter.com's Second
International Poetry Competition have been announced, with a
total of twenty special commendations awarded, reflecting
the generally high standard of the submissions received. In the
end, the poem chosen as the winner was "Solitary Fan",
by Benjamin Jones, from London. Benjamin (pictured right), is a
23-year-old English graduate of St Andrews University. He has
received a first-place prize of £200, and also receives
our congratulations and best wishes for his future writing
The US runner-up
was named as Kimberly L. Northrop, from Florida, for her poem
"MANNAZ", and the UK runner-up was Thomas Graham, of
Glasgow, for "The Neighbours". All three poems can be
found at https://www.firstwriter.com/competitions/poetry_competition/previous_winners/secondpoetry.shtml,
along with a complete list of all twenty special commendations.
All twenty-three poems will be published in issue 5 of firstwriter.magazine.
third contest now
International Poetry Competition is now well underway, and
accepting entries from talented new poets all over the world at https://www.firstwriter.com/competitions/poetry_competition.shtml.
The prize fund has increased to £600 (around $900),
while the cost for entering has dropped still further to as
little as $2.25 / £1.50 per poem. To enter online now click
Larson short-listed for Eppie Award
Larson, whose work has been featured in several issues of firstwriter.magazine,
has been named as a finalist for the 2004 Eppie Awards in the
Inspirational Romance category, for her title Saving Reverend
Clayton, published by ebooksonthe.net and Peach Blossom
Awards have been given annually since the first Electronically
Published Internet Connection (EPIC) conference in 2000. They
recognise outstanding achievement in e-publishing.
honoured to receive such a nomination since there are so many
fine authors represented," said author RD Larson of Friday
Harbor, Washington. "It's so great to work with an editor
and publisher who care about the writer. My co-author, Louise
Ulmer, lives in Pennsylvania and she is a writer of much
categories are judged by members of EPIC, all published authors.
After the first round of judging, the works of the finalists are
sent to another panel of judges, and winners in all eighteen
categories are selected. The winners are announced at the EPIC
conference's gala award ceremony at the annual EPICon Convention
scheduled March 12 through 14 in Oklahoma City.
can be romantic and fun especially for ministers," said RD
Larson, "and the women who love them. We wanted to tell a
romantic, exciting and religious story that any person could
enjoy. Many people read newspapers, stories and now books
online. It saves resources and eliminates waste products. EPIC
is a well-respected award all over the world."
offers professional information to electronic authors in the
same way other writers' organisations, like the Author's Guild,
do for print writers. It also provides a social venue for the
exchange of information online, according to the group's
on plans for this year's conference and on EPIC itself may be
found at the group's website, http://www.epicauthors.com,
and a complete list of this year's finalists appears at http://www.epicauthors.com/eppies.html.
author's book can be found at www.ebooksonthe.net
. The author's website can be viewed at www.RDLarson.com.
writers at firstwriter.com
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