Amherst Writers & Artists Press
is pleased to announce the winners of the
Second Annual Pat Schneider Poetry Contest
1st Prize awarded to Laura A. Martin of Sacramento, California
Ms. Martin will receive the $1,000 prize and her winning poem, My Father, The Sawmill, will be published in Peregrine, a forum for national and international writers since 1983 committed to finding exceptional work by both emerging and established writers published by Amherst Writers & Artists Press.
Pat Schneider reads, in honor of Laura Martin who could not attend, the winning poem, My Father, The Sawmill
Cynthia Hughes, Putney, Vermont
Cate McLaughlin, Amherst, Massachusetts
Kip Zegers, Bronx, New York
Honorable Mention awarded to: Sharon L. Charde, Lakeville, Connecticut; Joanne Lozar Glenn, Alexandria, Virginia; Alice Jay, Miami, Florida; Leatha Kendrick, Lexington, Kentucky; Doris E. Matthews, Brookfield, Massachusetts; Dennis Maulsby, Ames, IA; Linda Neal, Redondo Beach, California; Edward Reilly, Newton Geelong, Australia; Florence Rose, Claremont, California; and Diane Woodcock, Doha, Qatar
Contest Chief Judge: Pat Schneider
Issue 28 of Peregrine, AWA’s literary journal, will feature the winner and honorable mentions of the Second Annual Pat Schneider Poetry Contest.
Amherst Writers & Artists (AWA) is a non-profit, international arts organization dedicated to the principle that everyone can use words to create art.
The Second Annual Pat Schneider Poetry Contest was made possible by generous support from the Vessel Foundation and the Friends of Pat and Peter Schneider.