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2016
April
Non-Fiction
First
Jill Marcotte
Hunting for Hutlinana




Second
Nan Potts
The Peak of Serendipity




Third
Barbara Johnson
A Star, A Battle And A Mountain To Match The Men

 
Feb
Fiction
First
Alex G. Javor
Joy of Climbing




Second
John Hallum
The First Story.




Third
Nan Potts
The Gift of Magi

2015
Dec
Rhyming
First
Barbara Johnson
Dance With Death



Poetry
Second
Angela Matz
Capes




Third
Nan Potts
Christmas, Why

 
Oct
Non-Fiction
First
Tim JohnsonChicken Herald




Second
Barbara JohnsonRide To Euphoria




Third
not awarded


 
Aug
Fiction
First
Barbara Johnson
Words of Advice - A Contemporary Fable




Second
Judith Tritz
Unforgettable Afternoon with Lucy




Third
Nan Potts
I Must Warn You


June
Humor
First
Hillary Saffran
Fairy Tales and Fables




Second
Lori Jo Oswald
Comp Teachers Swan Song 4-19-15




Third
John Hallum
71-14-36s


April
Non-fiction
First
Rebecca Goodrich
Sugar Sandwich




Second
Rodger Carlyle
Dog Duty




Third
Nan Potts
From Hell to Haven


Feb
Fiction
First
Barbara Johnson
The Third Night of Christmas




Second
Jake Graupmann
Skimming Stones




Third
Elizabeth Allyn-Dean
On Death's Door

 2014
Dec
 Poetry
 First
Barbara Johnson
Hello-Farewell - An Elegy for Annabelle



(rhyme)
 Second
Ann Lyons
Ho Ho Ho Coho

     
 Third Nan Potts A Winter's Rhyme
 
   Oct  Non-fiction  First Lori Yanuchi
Che
 
   
 
 Second Rebecca Goodrich
A Place For Real Things
 
       Third Nan Potts
It Happened Today
 
   Aug  Fiction  First Tim Johnson
The Extract Man
 
 
  (tie)
 First Barry Dearborn
I Did What?
 
       Second Barbara Johnson
The Ninth Floor
 
       Third David McKinney
Bear Bones  
   June  Poetry  First Barbara Johnson
Calm Interrupted  
     (blank verse)
 Second Nan Potts
What Makes One Think
 
       Third not awarded

 
   April  Non-fiction  First Dick Ourada
Naming Files
 
       Second Raymond Lyons
Common Core or Common Brain Washing
 
       Third Barry Dearborn Spill on the Hill
 
   Feb  Fiction  First Jeanne Swartz
The Arena
 
       Second Tom Myers
The Squid
 
       Third Barbara Johnson
The Catfish King and I
 
 2013  Dec  Poetry  First Barbara Johnson
The Old Warrior
 
     (rhyme)  Second Barbara Williams
Shadow of Days
 
       Third Ann Lyons
He Said He Would Be Fine
 
   Oct  Non-fiction  First Raymond Lyons
A Minor Incident at Ba Xuan  
       Second Jeanne Swartz
Raven's Day
 
       Third Barbara Johnson
Swimming In The Gene Pool
 
   Aug  Fiction  First Raymond Lyons
The Way of the Modern World
 
       Second  Barry Dearborn
A Pair for the Ages
 
       Third
 Bobbi Porter
The Promise
 
   June  Poetry  First Elizabeth Martin A Letter from Charles
 
     (blank-verse)  Second Ralph Gregory
No One in the Logging Camp Noticed
 
       Third Barbara Johnson
Bogey-What?
 
   April  Non-Fiction  First Casey Plyant
The Nature of Death
 
     (tied)  Second Raymond Lyons
The Evolution of a Breach Of Faith
 
     (tied)  Second Barry Dearborn
Trouble on Cook Inlet  
       Third Bobbi Porter
The Cover-Up Conspiracy
 
   Feb  Fiction  First  Raymond Lyons
A Matter of Family
 
       Second  Bobbi Porter
One Thousand Miles  
       Third  Barry Dearborn
Dreamer's Paradise Limited  
 2012  Dec  Poetry  First  Barry Dearborn From Beneath
     (rhyme)  Second  Barbara Johnson Riddle of Jewels

       Third  Duke Circle First Love

   Oct  Non-Fiction   First  Raymond Lyons The Great Goodpasture River Hunt of 1987

       Second  Cam Potts The Guardian
       Third  not awarded
 

   Aug  Fiction   First  Cam Potts
 Tunnel of Life
       Second  Jennifer Cudmore
Tavland Sagas

       Third  Nan Potts
What Do You Expect?

    June  Poetry   First
 Nan Potts True Beliefs
     (blank  Second  Michael Donnelly In My Mother's Kitchen
     - Verse)  Third  not awarded  
           
 2011  Aug  Fiction  First  Misty Circle
The Great Cacophony
       Second  (author)  (title of story)
       Third  Nan Potts Ascension From Hell

   June  Non-Fiction  First  Cam Potts
Blessings
       Second  (author)  (title of story)
       Third  Nan Potts  The Reluctant Aeronaught
   Apr  Fiction  First  Barry Dearborn  Accidental Savior
       Second  (author)  (title of story)
       Third  (author)  (title of story)
    Feb  Non-Fiction  First  Brenda Merchant  What Was I Thinking
       Second  Barry Dearborn  Good Luck on that Lake Ice Hockey ...
       Third
 (author)  (title of story)
           
 2010  Nov  Non-Fiction  First  (author)  (title of story)
       Second  (author)  (title of story)
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   Aug  Fiction  First
 (author)  (title of story)
       Second  Cam Potts
 The Magdalen Chronicles

       Third  (author)  (title of story)
   June  Non-Fiction  First  (author  (title of story)
       Second  Nan Potts  A Spark of Life

       Third  Barry Dearborn  Dad's Last Hunt
   Apr  Fiction  First  Cam Potts
 Resurrection III

       Second  (author)  (title of story)
       Third  (author)  (title of story)
   Feb  Non-Fiction  First  Cam Potts
 Guitar Hero

       Second  (author)  (title of story)
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 2009  Nov  Non-Fiction  First  (author)  (title of story)
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   Aug  Fiction  First  (author)  (title of story)
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   June  Non-Fiction  First  (author)  (title of story)
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   Apr  Fiction  First  Barry Dearborn   Timing is Everything
       Second  (author)  (title of story)
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   Feb  Non-Fiction  First  (author)  (title of story)
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