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2012 Writing Contest Winners

Elementary School Poetry

Third Grade Winner: My Life With Chickens by Hailey Rupp

Fourth Grade Winner: Tarabelle and Me by Madison Firmin

Fifth Grade Winner: Anything is Possible! by Abby Enck

Middle School Poetry

Third Prize: Creek by Abigail Anderson

Second Prize: Morning Litter by Esther Eaton

First Prize: Blank Beginnings by Claire Valentine

Middle School Flash Fiction

Third Prize: Mountain Man Memories by Grant Hawkes

Second Prize: Cookie Catastrophe by Claire Valentine

First Prize: The Day by Esther Eaton

High School Poetry

Third Prize: My Gorham by Grace Bourgault

Second Prize: Jean Jackets and Taffeta by Katie Selens

First Prize: Woolen Hibernation by Olivia Marshburn-Ersek

High School Flash Fiction

Third Prize: Sharks by Cassandra Martel

Second Prize: Beauty and the Beast: Act the Second by Thomas Daniels

First Prize: The Company We Keep by Sarah Doughty

Adult Poetry

Third Prize: Babb's Bridge by Robert Clark

Second Prize: People You'll Never See Again by Emma Deans

First Prize: Poet's Cafe by Caroline Zorlengo Sposto

Adult Flash Fiction

Third Prize: Holding Their Hand by Steve Crocker

Second Prize: Unraveled Yarns by Caroline Zorlengo Sposto

First Prize: Fiat Lux by Emma Deans

Congratulations to all of the winners.

Special thanks to all of the judges.

Elementary School Personal Narrative
Judged by Judy Boulanger, Amy Geren, and Jonathan Werner

Middle School Poetry
Judged by Judy Egers, Rose Phinney, and Marie Woodbrey

Middle School Personal Narrative
Judged Mary Collins, Diane Caswell, and Stephanie Publicker

The High School and Adult Contests were judged by faculty, students and alumni of the Stonecoast MFA Program in Creative Writing at the University of Southern Maine

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