Winners 2019 Kansas Voices Writing Contest

30th Annual Kansas Voices Writing Contest

 

ADULT

     Poetry

        Freeform

             1st Place – Morgan McCune, Pittsburg “Yellowstone”

             Honorable Mention – Kelly Johnstone, Wichita “Twilight Rescue”

             Honorable Mention – Morgan McCune, Pittsburg “Suicidal” 

       Traditional

             1st Place – Diane Wahto, Wichita “In Answer to W.B. Yeats”

             Honorable Mention – Barbara Lamborn, Lansing “Inside Out”

             Honorable Mention – Mary Powel, Longton “Mean Old Cow”

     Prose

         Creative Non-Fiction

                1st Place – Andrea Nisly, Partidge “Farm Quilt”

                Honorable Mention – Dawne Leiker, Hays “Daughter of the Moon”

                Honorable Mention – Julie Sellers, Atchinson “A Letter to Myself at the End of the

                           Summer”

         Mystery

               1st Place – Lacy Pierce, Overland Park “The Strange Lady in Red”

         Science Fiction/Fantasy

               1st Place – Brandon Bender, Olathe “Keeping Good Men Down”

               Honorable Mention – Hazel Hart, Emporia “Between Blood and Vows”

               Honorable Mention – Katrina Galloway, Ulysses “A Thief in the Night”

         Short Story Fiction 

              1st Place – Julie Sellers, Atchinson “On the Edge of the Storm”

               Honorable Mention – Sanda Moore Coleman, Wichita “Cut”

               Honorable Mention – Julie Sellers, Atchinson “Peace, Lily”

        Young Adult

               1st Place – Hazel Spire, Sedan “Riddle of the Samovar”

               Honorable Mention – Carol Schmitz, Caldwell “The Auction Trunk”

               Honorable Mention – Stacy Thowe, Topeka “Who Put the Super in Hero”

YOUTH

       Poetry

            1st Place – Hannah Hecox, Wichita “Blue Jays”

             Honorable Mention – Cristofer Diaz, Derby “Winter Tree”

             Honorable Mention – Hannah Hecox, Wichita “Summer Nights”

             Honorable Mention – David Osborne, Seneca “Brother

       Prose

            1st Place – Lacie Schlegel, El Dorado “What’s Yer Story, Eh?”

             Honorable Mention – Kamryn Herrera, Leoti “The Fall of the Angels”

             Honorable Mention – Jocelyn Goodwin, Neodesha “Speaking Easy for Ms. Amber Urton”