16th Annual Self-Published Book Awards Winners – Poetry

Poetry

First-Place Winner

E. M. Schorb
Mooresville NC
TIME AND FEVERS
www.amazon.com


Honorable Mentions

Daril Bentley
Addison NY
The Long Lake And Other Poems
www.outskirtspress.com

Paul Bussan
Cheshire CT
On Freeing Myself from a Full Nelson Hold and other sonnets
www.psbpublishing.com

Mike Freeman
Toronto ONT Canada
Bones

Helene Pilibosian
Watertown MA
History’s Twists: The Armenians
home.comcast.net/~hsarkiss


Entrants

Faye Adams
De Soto MO
Cookies and Blackberry Wine
www.fayeadams.com

Della Anderson
Sparks NV
Storms of the Heart
www.authorhouse.com

Winston Anderson
Rochester NY
Holy Water Book I
www.outskirtspress.com

Karin R Asmussen
Mendocino CA
Mood’s Plus from Euzelus

Lesly Auerbach
Running Springs CA
In A Nutshell
www.outskirtspress.com

Elva Avara
Pascagoula MS
Of Sun and Shadowed Places
www.elvaavara.com

Phillip Bannowsky
Newark DE
AUTOPLANT: a poetic monologue
www.phillipbannowsky.com

James Stanley Barlow
Leonia NJ
Appalachia and Beyond
www.xlibris.com

Ruth Barnaby
Jacksonville FL
Shadows And Substance
www.pow100.com

Yolanda A. Barnes (Yogii)
Fayetteville NC
aren’t you listening?
www.lulu.com

G. Barry
Hampton VA
Reflections of an Old Soul Vol. II
www.outskirtspress.com

Sylvia Barta Jane Garrett
Fonthill ONT Canada
The Price of Eggs

Douglas R Behm
Shrewsbury MA
Spins: new brief verses of poetry

Geninne M. Bender
East Greenbush NY
"G" Notes
www.iuniverse.com

Gordon Bennett
Terrell NC
The Little (that sang to me)
www.beyondliving.net

J. G. Blackstone
Orange NJ
Cries of Passion
www.amazon.com

Joan Blake
Pinehurst NC
On the Road to Mazatlan
www.xlibris.com

Richard S. Bossone
Brigantine NJ
Into The Light
www.xlibris.com

Charles Breitweiser
Milltown NJ
Inspiration of Time
www.inspirationoftime.com

Diane Bretoi-Merrell
St. Paul MN
To You . . . From Valentina

William Charleton Bridges Neshia Marshelle Bridges
Fairmont WV
Misery Loves Company
www.wcbfoundation.org

Margaret H Brooks
Memphis TN
The Universe as Friend
www.amazon.com

Juanita Brown
Indianapolis IN
Praise

Shirley Brown
Castro Valley CA
Shirley Brown’s BOOK OF POETRY
www.xlibris.com

Laurie K. Cheslak
Ledyard CT
Reflect Life

Colley Cibber, Esq.
Gainesville FL
Right Justified (?)
www.amazon.com

Sage Cohen
Portland OR
Like the Heart, the World
www.lulu.com

Carol Bryan Cook
Dallas TX
Hearts Under the Moon
www.trafford.com

David Cornberg
Taipei Taiwan, Republic of China
The Dailies

Annette Corth
Ithaca NY
Explosion of Dragons

Margaret Coyle
Indianapolis IN
Words Collected on the Road to Silence
www.onebodyinc.com

Adelaide Cummings
West Falmouth MA
Pastiche

Glenn K. Currie
Concord NH
Riding in Boxcars

Julia Damaris
Minneapolis MN
Black Lace
www.xlibris.com

Ron Dean
Pocatello ID
From Biographical Trails
http://www.outskirtspress.com

Christopher DeCaro
Laguna Niguel CA
A Perfect Day for Poetry & Art
www.decaroart.com

Francis E. Delaney
Frankfort IL
Memories, Minutes In Time

Ann M. DeVenezia
Mountain Lakes NJ
Telling Abuse
www2.xlibris.com

J. Graham Ducker
Oshawa ON Canada
Observations of Heart and Mind
www.grahamducker.com

D. Wayne Dworsky
Jamaica NY
Touching the Sky
www.atlasbooks.com

Melissa I. Eights
Miami FL
Poetic Life Issues
www.authorhouse.com

Alvin G. Ens
Abbotsford BC Canada
I Am the Poem
http://poetspotpourrisociety.com

Alvin G. Ens
Abbotsford BC Canada
Poetic Sprits of The Valley
http://poetspotpourrisociety.com

Daniel Ray Farley
East Chicago IN
Once Upon A Rhyme Year Of The Winds
www.outskirtspress.com

A.J. Farthing
Terlingua TX
The Legend of Percy Fink: Volume 1
www.pigfoodsalad.com

Carmen Sol Feliciano
Sleepy Hollow NY
Daughter of the Sun

Beverly Foote
Virginia Beach VA
Sheets

Peter John Frady Jennifer Rose
East Boston MA
LOVE, The Inspiration
www.admin@thepeterjfradyfoundation.org

Antoinette V. Franklin
San Antonio TX
In The Mist Of Struggle
www.amazon.com

Mike Freeman
Toronto ONT Canada
Cigarette Salad

Paul I. Freet
Fayetteville PA
A World Of Bright Burning

Bruce D Gaborik
Houston TX
Poetry To Live By

Maurice Gandy
Mobile AL
The Calpocalypse
www.amazon.com

Dallas Gatlin
Swartz Creek MI
70 Sticks
www.amazon.com

Dallas Gatlin
Swartz Creek MI
A Small Sense Of Hereness
www.amazon.com

Anni Macht Gibson
Cincinnati OH
Unfinished and other poems
www.amazon.com

Elizabeth Glenny
Forterie ONT Canada
A Periodic Sentence

Phaidra Shelise Glover
Little River SC
My Authentic Soul
www.amazon.com

Truman Dayon Godwin
Abernathy TX
Beyond The Hedgerows
www.publishamerica.com

Helen Heightsman Gordon
Santa Barbara CA
The Secret Love Story in Shakespere’s Sonnets
www.xlibris.com/bookstore

Terry Goss
Chicago IL
GOD’S Great Holy Poems
www.holypoems.org

Melody Gough
Reno NV
Ladies Night at the Bluebottle Kiss
www.amazon.com

Bill Gourgey
Morristown NJ
Outside the Box
www.jakedarts.com

Ty Grandison
San Jose CA
Stripped
www.stripped-book.com

Dorothy Gray
Lady Lake FL
Our Own Special Country
www.amazon.com

Earlene Grey
Oregon City OR
Musings With a Cuppa – The Poetry of Tea
www.earlenegrey.com

Mary Gribble
San Marino CA
Goliath’s Kids

Mary Gribble
San Marino CA
Mary’s Form Poetry

Mary Gribble
San Marino CA
Eyes

Danielle Griffin
Schertz TX
Of Love & War

Vijali Hamilton
Castle Valley UT
Of Earth & Fire
www.vijali.net

Bill Harmon

Knot For Sailors Only
www.dittybag.org

Mary K Hooker
Wilkes-barre PA
A Time to Rhyme
www.amazon.com

Donna G. Humphrey
Chicago IL
I Speak of Simple Things
www.amazon.com

Margaret Coyle Irsay
Indianapolis IN
Messages to Me: Words Collected on the Road to Silence
www.onebodyinc.com

Branch Isole
Lahaina HI
Postcards from the Line of Demarcation
www.manaopublishing.com

Branch Isole
Lahaina HI
Messages In A Bottle
www.manaopublishing.com

Branch Isole
Lahaina HI
Seeds Of Mana’o
www.manaopublishing.com

Branch Isole
Lahaina HI
Reflections On Chrome
www.manaopublishing.com

Marcia S Ivans
Chatham NJ
Over Easy Poems
www.mivans.com

Jaiya John
Silver Spring MD
Beautiful
www.soulwater.org

Gary David Johnson
Topanga CA
Head Trauma
www.amazon.com

Juliette Seelye Karow
Safety Harbor FL
Pinnacles

Paul Katona
Palmdale CA
The Bird Man and His Shadow
www.trafford.com

Dawn Fraser Kawahara
Kapaa HI
Behold Kaua`i
www.authorhouse.com

Sandra Kay, TTGP
Pleasanton CA
Beautiful Fish
www.magtimeframes.com

Riley Nicholas Kelly
Excel AL
Dedications

Ken Kibler
Benbrook TX
Three Days in the Life of the Earth

Bruce Kingery
Rochester MI
Common Mythologies – Uncommon Things
www.trasfford.com

Paul Kiritsis
Melbourne VIC Australia
Hermetica:: Myths Legends Poems
www.amazon.com

Lewis Kornfeld
Fort Worth TX
LXXXX Collected Poems

Lewis Kornfeld
Fort Worth TX
LXXXX Collected Poems

Avra Kouffman
Huntington Beach CA
lush
www.amazon.com

Andrew A. Kozelka
Hampton VA
The Ages

Kerri Lynn Kumasaka
Boulder MT
A Poet’s Story
www.apoetsstory.com

Sandra Allbee Lacy
Aurora CO
Inside Out
www.xlibris.com

Madeline Neri LaFarge
Cambridge MA
Oreos Are For Breakfast
www.madelinelafarge.com

Paula M Larson
Niobrara NE
Praying Love

Shirley Lawrence
South Pasadena CA
On Wings of High Desire
www.amazon.com

Michael Leggs
St. Paul MN
Advance the Engine Summer

Cheryl Lodico
Flushing NY
Poems Of Joy And Praise To God
www.rosedogbookstore.com

Oriental Lotus
Wilson WY
The Religion of Love
www.amazon.com

Kimberly M. Lovett
Atlanta GA
The Journey – A New Season
www.kimberlymlovett.com

Kimberly M. Lovett
Atlanta GA
The Journey – 30 Years and Beyond
www.kimberlymlovett.com

Edward W Lull
Williamsburg VA
Cabin Boy to Captain: A Sea Story
www.buybooksontheweb.com

Edward W Lull
Williamsburg VA
The Sailors: Birth of a Navy
www.buybooksontheweb.com

Edward W Lull
Williamsburg VA
Where Giants Walked
www.buybooksontheweb.com

Larry Lyall
Gainesville FL
The Shorter Decameron
www.amazon.com

George Lysloff
Madison WI
Poems and Stanzas II

Claire Ward Malchiodi
Perkasie PA
In Sunlight and Shadow

Bonnie Buckley Maldonado
Pinos Altos NM
Montana, Too

Bonnie Buckley Maldonado
Pinos Altos NM
From the Marias River to the North Pole

Julie Maloney
Mendham NJ
private landscape
www.mangopress.net

Hope Maxwell-Snyder
Shepherdstown WV
The Houdini Chronicles

Hope Maxwell-Snyder
Shepherdstown WV
Strings of Broken Hearts

Hope Maxwell-Snyder
Shepherdstown WV
C-H-A-I-N-S (Poems)

E. Everett McFall
Gary IN
I Can Still Hear Their Cries , Even In My Sleep . . A Journey Into PTSD
www.amazon.com

Jennifer McLean
Irvine CA
the BIG book of YOU
www.bigbookofyou.com

Jean Moody
Orange Park FL
A Cup of Coffee and Conversation
www.borders.com

Karla K Morton
Denton TX
Wee Cowrin’ Timorous Beastie

Linda Kay Murphy
Pleasant Hill CA
All the Vulnerable Joys
www.iuniverse.com

Paul J Nandzik
Pittsburgh PA
Twombly McGreen vs. The Mean Steam Machine
www.inkwaterbooks.com

Jessica Newman (Editor)
Englewood CO
From The Web
www.womenspoliticalpoetry.org

Vickie M. Oliver-Lawson
Baltimore MD
Vocal Moments
www.authorsden.com

Audra Owens
Omaha NE
Speaking Freely
www.lovejazzcenter.org

Betty Pierre
Bronx NY
Babel
www.buybooksontheweb.com

Max Preston
Hillsborough NC
The Phoenix Collection & Other Poems
www.ivyhousebooks.com

Marie A. Reilly
Las Cruces NM
Among Others

S. Joaquin Rivera
Ponte Vedra Beach FL
Demon In The Mirror
www.brokenswordpublications.com

H. G. Robert
Columbia SC
Confessions of an Onnagata
www.lulu.com

Janice Rose
The Colony TX
Magnolia Moon, Texas Sage

Ruth Rosenthal
North Fork CA
Maybe Shirts are Easier
www.ruthrosenthalpoet.com

William J Russell
Ukiah CA
The Seduction of Time et al
www.amazon.com

Joan M. Sarow
Orchard Park NY
The Many Moods of LOVE

Melessa Sellers
Sharon Hill PA
Life’s Expressions

Joy Shieman, PTR
Los Altos CA
Eating Sour Rhubarb Beneath A Cold Moon
www.joyshieman.com

David J. Shrewsbury
Patagonia AZ
Horse Sense
www.poetrysings.com

David J. Shrewsbury
Patagonia AZ
Horse Sense
www.poetrysings.com

Eileen Smith
Richmond VA
Glimpses Unspoken
www.glimpses-unspoken.com

Carol Smith

Close To My Heart
www.carolpsmith.com

Dane Smith Robert Preble
North Bend OR
Being The Change

Dane Smith
North Bend OR
Hot Chocolate Poetry

Joris Soeding
Chicago IL
Trees. Otherness. Instance.
www.powells.com

Jean M. Sullivan
Brookings OR
Sights and Sounds Traveling Around

Dave Supple
San Rafael CA
And Now A Story To Tell …
www.amazon.com

Samishii Suzume
Garland TX
My Secret Heart
www.xulonpress.com

Kim C. Tavares
Santa Clara CA
Inside Out

Alphonso Taylor
Washington DC
Bible Of An Alligator
www.outskirtspress.com

Johan G. Tengstrom
Stockholm Sweden
In Other Words
www.xlibris.com

Chang Te-Pen
Burnaby BC Canada
The Last Garden on Earth

Marie Delgado Travis
Houston TX
Blossom
www.lulu.com

Marie Delgado Travis
Houston TX
La Ventana / The Window
www.lulu.com

Ruth Truman
Camarillo CA
To Life! A book of Poetry and Songs
www.ruthtruman.com

Jeanne Vandorn
De Land FL
Starchaser

Cheryl Elizabeth Ward
Wildwood MO
Obsessions From a Parallel Universe
www.forbesliterary.com

L. E. Ward
Iron River MI
The Country Of The Heart
www.iuniverse.com

Eugene H. Ware
Erie PA
The Moods of Presque Isle
www.xlibris.com

Stephen J. Wersan
Ridgecrest CA
Smooth Stones on the Bottom

Karen A White
Mays Landing NJ
Tender Moments
kanitawhite@msn.com

David White
Richmond CA
Shenah

Judy Wieberg
Reno NV
A Cowgirl In A Cowboy’s World
www.amazon.com

Jeffrey H Williams
Bowie MD
Exploring the Heart Awakening the Mind

Fifie D. Williams-Malik
Miami FL
The Awakening
www.authorhouse.com

Louise Winchenbach
Falmouth ME
Out of the Gilded Frame
www.amazon.com

Nell Funderburk Wiser
Nashville TN
Poems from the Shoebox
www.iuniverse.com

J. G. Woodward
Akron OH
Tumultuous Journey, Poems Along the Way
www.invinciblepublishing.ws

Sherry A. Wright

Inspired

Susan Bandura Wrona
Medford OR
Radiant Cup

Donald J Young
Aptos CA
The Invisible Harbor
www.donyoungpoetry.com

Basdai
Valrico FL
Into the Light
www.basdaiwrites.com

Kenyatta
Cleveland Heights OH
Forever Sentimental Vol. IV
www.amazon.com

Annohrtamus
Queen Creek AZ
Divine Inspirations
www.divinelyinspiredpoems.com

Category Winners and Entrants

Grand Prize Winner
Children’s
Young Adult (YA)
Genre Fiction
Inspirational
Life Stories
Mainstream Fiction
Nonfiction
Poetry
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