28th Annual Kansas Voices Writing Contest Winners and Reception

May 6 2017 - 6:00am

Kansas Voices Writing Contest Reception - May 6th, 6:00 p.m.

Baden Square Community Center
700 Gary St
Winfield, KS

 

WINNING ENTRIES

ADULT DIVISION

PROSE

Mystery:

1st Place – “Beyond Appearances” – Annabelle Corrick, Topeka, KS

Honorable Mention – “The Unsolved Mystery of Sugar Loaf Mountain Trail” – Lacy Pierce, Overland Park, KS

Science Fiction:

1st Place – “Machine” – Juli Burton, Peck, KS

Honorable Mention – “The Last Chance Used Bookstore” – William De Armond, Jr., Winfield, KS

Honorable Mention – “The Policeman” – William De Armond, Jr., Winfield, KS

Short Story:

1st Place – “Controlled Burn” – Julie Sellers, Atchison, KS

Honorable Mention – “Rip Current” – Heidi Unruh, Hutchinson, KS

Honorable Mention – “Melting Down” – Nicole Snow, Peck, KS

Creative Nonfiction:

1st Place – “Rufe” – Connie Beckett, Maple Hill, KS

Honorable Mention – “The Belt” – Chansi Long, Parsons, KS

Honorable Mention – “You’re the One That I Want” – Chansi Long, Parsons, KS

Young Adult:

1st Place – “Art Lessons” – Dawne Leiker, Hays, KS

Honorable Mention – “Lessons from the Teacher” – William De Armond, Jr., Winfield, KS

Honorable Mention – “Wendy’s Dream” – William De Armond, Jr., Winfield, KS

 

YOUTH DIVISION

1st Place – “Blue” – Carrie Smith, Wichita, KS

Honorable Mention – “And Then There Were Many” – Sariah Michael, Paola, KS

Honorable Mention – “The Trains” – Madeline Logan, Wichita, KS  

 

POETRY

ADULT DIVISION

Traditional:

1st Place – “A boy of 9 or 10 or so” – Martin Colborn, Abilene, KS

Honorable Mention – “Chaco Canyon Tanka Collection” – Marlys Cervantes, Arkansas City, KS

Honorable Mention – “The Outhouse” – Marie Fletcher, Leoti, KS

Free Verse:

1st Place – “In the Desert Near White Sands” – Kelly W. Johnston, Wichita,KS

Honorable Mention – “The Morality of Fishing” – Janet Jenkins-Stotts, Topeka, KS

Honorable Mention – “Butterfly Morning” – Jamie Lynn Heller, Lenexa, KS

Honorable Mention – “Hitchhiker” – Kelly W. Johnston, Wichita, KS

Honorable Mention – “Not-So Cinderella” – Sarah Katsiyiannis, Tipton, KS

 

YOUTH DIVISION

1st Place – ”Mairon” – Elizabeth Phi, Wichita, KS

Honorable Mention – “Insanity” – Brooke Luedke, Scandia, KS

Honorable Mention – “Five Ways of Looking at a Friend” – Ana Smith, Wichita, KS

Honorable Mention – “A Crane Through The Eyes of A Gold-Plated Snake” – Elizabeth Phi, Wichita, KS

Honorable Mention – “So We Wait” – Bailey Britton, Oakley, KS