2009 Non-Rhyming Poem Winners

Announcing the Non-Rhyming Poem winners of the 78th Annual Writer’s Digest Writing Competition

Non-Rhyming Poem Winners


Winner:
Norma Laughter
Rutherfordton NC


  1. Maria Ercilla
    Los Angeles CA
  2. Cappy Love Hanson
    Douglas AZ
  3. Claire Hsu Accomando
    Bonita CA
  4. Sandra Louise Staton-Taiwo
    York PA
  5. John K. Rutenberg
    Myrtle Beach SC
  6. Juanita Torrence-Thompson
    Flushing NY
  7. Dawn Boeder Johnson
    Stillman Valley IL
  8. Marla Alupoaicei
    Frisco TX
  9. Marsha Bush
    Cedarville OH
  10. N. Harvey
    Bigfork MT
  11. William F. Bellais
    Chillicothe MO
  12. Hazel Winter
    Sydney Australia
  13. Patricia Corcoran
    New Milford CT
  14. Janice Cutbush
    Ballston Spa NY
  15. Arturo Cantu Hernandez
    San Antonio TX
  16. Sue C. Foster
    Lewistown MT
  17. Sue C. Foster
    Lewistown MT
  18. Robert Chute
    London ONTARIO Canada
  19. Maria Ercilla
    Los Angeles CA
  20. Debora Bray
    Lincoln NE
  21. R. H. Peat
    Auburn CA
  22. Elizabeth Y. Porter
    Eminence MO
  23. Maria Ercilla
    Los Angeles CA
  24. Sheila A. Murphy
    Portland CT
  25. Barbara Kiley
    Port Saint Lucie FL
  26. Rohan Alexander Rowe
    Lawrenceville GA
  27. Khaled KE Mahmoud
    London ON Canada
  28. Khaled KE Mahmoud
    London ON Canada
  29. Carol Wills
    Durham NC
  30. Cheyene L. Garwood
    Encino CA
  31. Sara McNulty
    Beaverton OR
  32. Julia Tatsch
    South Dennis MA
  33. Barbara L. McNinch
    Rocky Point NC
  34. Albert Russo
    Paris France
  35. Anni Gibson
    Cincinnati OH
  36. Anni Gibson
    Cincinnati OH
  37. Anni Gibson
    Cincinnati OH
  38. Becky Haigler
    Shreveport LA
  39. Patryk Zielonka
    Cranford NJ
  40. Gail Israel
    Los Angeles CA
  41. Gail Israel
    Los Angeles CA
  42. Jennifer A. Honaker
    Miami FL
  43. Angela Weaver
    Omaha NE
  44. Suellen Wedmore
    Rockport, MA
  45. Christine M. Quirk
    Clinton MA
  46. Cathy Conger
    Wisconsin Rapids WI
  47. Brian Timmerman
    Canoga Park CA
  48. Dorothy Fulton-Stevens
    Abington PA
  49. Katherine Hauswirth
    Deep River CT
  50. Nina Soifer
    Northfield NJ
  51. Marilyn J. Humm
    Fairfax VA
  52. Chuck Warren
    Grandville MI
  53. Michael Thio
    San Diego CA
  54. Nicole Foltin
    Bethlehem PA
  55. Ziggy Donovan
    San Diego CA
  56. Jessica Harris
    Hiram GA
  57. Kendall Martin
    Richmond VA
  58. Cynthia Lukas
    Santa Fe NM
  59. Tom K. Wagner
    Phoenix AZ
  60. Denise Parent
    Milford CT
  61. Marie K. Wood
    Sun City Center FL
  62. R. F. Sedlack
    Sarasota FL
  63. Gini McCain
    West St. Paul MN
  64. Tanya Wallace
    Milford CT
  65. Louis G. Redka
    Bridgeton NJ
  66. Steve Barfield
    West Palm Beach FL
  67. Del Corey
    Macomb MI
  68. Anne-Marie Legan
    Herrin IL
  69. Anne-Marie Legan
    Herrin IL
  70. Anne-Marie Legan
    Herrin IL
  71. Sara A. Harris
    Eureka MO
  72. Colleen Clancy Hansen
    Helena MT
  73. Nancy Jean Carrigan
    Warrenville IL
  74. Juanita Torrence-Thompson
    Flushing NY
  75. Juanita Torrence-Thompson
    Flushing NY
  76. Julie K. Everett
    Milwaukee WI
  77. Debora J. MacLean
    Chichester NH
  78. Debora J. MacLean
    Chichester NH
  79. Debora J. MacLean
    Chichester NH
  80. Tracy Lord
    Hope ME
  81. Gladys L. Henderson
    Nesconset NY
  82. Gladys L. Henderson
    Nesconset NY
  83. William F. Mitten
    Manchester NH
  84. Calder Lowe
    Columbia CA
  85. Calder Lowe
    Columbia CA
  86. Jean Youkers
    Hockessin DE
  87. Marla Alupoaicei
    Frisco TX
  88. Marla Alupoaicei
    Frisco TX
  89. Lori Van Pelt
    Saratoga WY
  90. Steve Barfield
    West Palm Beach FL
  91. Charles S. Rogers
    Brattleboro VT
  92. Marianne Y. Ray
    Kent WA
  93. Tammy L. Beevers
    Belton TX
  94. Margaret Schiller
    Greendell NJ
  95. Margaret Schiller
    Greendell NJ
  96. Debora J. MacLean
    Chichester NH
  97. Roger Craik
    Ashtabula OH
  98. Carol L. Vieira
    Parker CO
  99. David M. Thomas
    Monterey CA


Click below to see the top 100 winners in each category:

Grand-Prize Winner
Children’s/YA Fiction
Feature Article
Genre Short Story
Inspirational
Mainstream Fiction
Nonrhyming Poetry
Memoir/Personal Essay
Rhyming Poetry
Stageplay
Screenplay

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