17th Annual Self-Published Book Awards Winners - Poetry

Announcing the Poetry winners of the 17th Annual Writer's Digest International Self-Published Book Awards.
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Poetry

First Place:
Brad Buchanan
Swimming The Mirror
www.roanpress.com
SacramentoCA

Honorable Mentions:
Nancy Price
Two Voices And A Moon
wwwalibris.com
Cedar FallsIA

DuEwa M. Frazier
Check the Rhyme: An Anthology of Female Poets & Emcees
http://www.amazon.com/Check-Rhyme-Anthology-Female-Emcees/dp/0971905231/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1240359267&sr=1-1
BrooklynNY

Maurice Gandy
The Calpocalypse: An Allegory in Verse
www.TheCalpocalypse.com
MobileAL


Entrants:
JoAnna O'Keefe

Embraced
www.joannaokeefe.com
MelbourneFL

Ahmed R. Rucker
Tru 2 Life Sentiments
RandallstownMD

James Vasquez
Men Who Knew Jesus Well
www.Amazon.com
SpokaneWA

Constance Hester
Call Me Myriad
www.thewildflowerpress.com
AlbuquerqueNM

Maria Psanis
a Child, a Dream, and a Sling Shot
www.iuniverse.com
TariffvilleCT

Jonathan Sherman
PEACE BEHIND THE POEM
www.lulu.com
DetroitMI

Janet L. Foster
The Weeping Rose (To Dream)
www.lulu.com
HuntingtonPA

Plein Air Poets Of San Luis Obispo County
Poems For Endangered Places
www.Amazon.com
San Luis ObispoCA

Mikki Mendelsohn
Chasing Moonbeams
www.Amazon.com
NapervilleIL

JoAnna O'Keefe
Morning's Light
www.joannaokeefe.com
MelbourneFL

Rachel P. Davis
Bleeding Honey
AlbuquerqueNM

Jerry Wilson
The Ecdysiast Anthology
www.burbooksontheweb.com
MasonMI

Bruce Kingery, Ed.D.
Black Lake Legacy
www.farmemorymusic.com
Rochester HillsMI

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

Stephen Ridic
Out of the Rain
www.stephenridic.com
MinneapolisMN

Mark Chandos
Chandos Ring
Kansas CityMO

MARK STABER KOBO
Greatest Living Poet
Kansas CityMO

Ty Grandison
Stripped
www.stripped-book.com
San JoseCA

Joshua Michael Stewart
Something To Do With Vulnerability
http://joshuamichaelstewart.syntasite.com
WareMA

Catherine Susla
Dreams Come True
EdisonNJ

Mark Rendina
Mantra Rain
Kansas CityMO

Cherie Burbach
Father's Eyes
http://www.bonjourpublishing.com/contact.html
Menomonee FallsWI

Michael Kasenow
Six Feet Under
michaelkasenow.com
PlymouthMI

Ralph Watley
Pop Goes The Poetry
www.Amazon.com
BryantAR

Teresa Ong
On Second Thought
ClosterNJ

Christopher Palmer
THe River Manic
www.amazon.com
LincolnNE

Julia Damaris
Black Lace
www.xlibris.com
MinneapolisMN

Richard Lollar
Reflections With Reality
www.redleadbooks.com
BullheadAZ

Adelaide Cummings
Pastiche
W FalmouthMA

James Vasquez
Women of the Bible
www.womenofthebibleinverse.com
SpokaneWA

Ann B. Day
Poetry Journal For The Seasons
WaitsfieldVT

H. G. Brown
ATTITUDES OF FLIGHT
http://www.amazon.com
Port St LucieFL

Ann B. Day
Poetry Through the Year
WaitsfieldVT

Carol Bryan Cook
Journeys
http://www.amazon.com
GranburyTX

Sheila Gallagher Murphy
View From A Kayak In Autumn
PortlandCT

Ramsundar Persad
The Lotus Blossoms
http://www.amazon.com
MaldenMA

Ivonne Delaflor
Your Soulmate Called God
http://www.amazon.com
Santa BarbaraCA

Adam Dustus
In & Out of Line
www.bbotw.com
E LansingMI

Christopher Kuhl
Sightings
wwwilumina.com
N AuroraIL

William J. Houston
Finally At East With Myself
http://www.amazon.com
Elm CityNC

Edward Theodore Hayes
The Love Scrolls: Casanova
LebanonNJ

Priscilla M. (Pat) Dozier
My Eyes Smile
www.xlibris.com
LaFayetteLA

Joanna Hawthorne
How Many Is One
www.joan-peterson.com
KingsburgCA

Randall M. Mooney
Prophets and Poets
http://www.amazon.com/Prophets-Poets-Randall-M-Mooney/dp/0981965709/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1238856518&sr=1-3
BrandonMS

Joan Lewis
Family, Friends and Fun
www.xlibris.com
RochesterNY

Joan Lewis
Desire to Aspire
www.xlibris.com
RochesterNY

VIRENDRA GUPTA
'THE UNKNOWN'
www.poetsinternational.com
MUMBAI

Joseph Alan Wachs
Petulance + Sloth
New YorkNY

Joseph S. Spence, Sr.
Trilogy Moments for the Mind, Body and Soul
http://www.amazon.com
BrookfieldWI

Bert Shaw
Pond Poems, Etcetera
BearsvilleNY

Lewis Kornfield
LXXXX Collected Poems
Fort WorthTX

William M. Head
The Music of Silence
www.xlibris.com
Pompton LakesNJ

Margaret N. York
Blue Rock Poems
BurnsvilleNE

Eleanor M. Imperato
Woman's Work
ManhassetNY

June Bowers
Bare Essences
SarasotaFL

Cheri L. Jones
Chains
www.cheriljones.com
AshevilleNC

Emma L. Haynes
Poems From the Heart
www.bbotw.com
North PoleAK

Lois Muehl
Dark/Light
www.lulu.com
Iowa CityIA

Nancy Rustici
Metaphors & Petit Fours
amazon.com
PawcatuckCT

Kelly P. Bookamer
Dear Dad- Life Through the Eyes of an Adult Child of an Alcoholic
www.llumina.com
Westhampton BeachNY

J. Cruickshank Muir
Tigers and Songbirds
TigersandSongbirds.com
GoletaCA

Joan McWilliams
The PeaceFinder: Riley McFee's Quest for World Peace
www.peacefinder.com
DenverCO

Karin Spitfire
Standing with Trees
IlluminatedSeaPress.com
BelfastME

Wanda St.Hilaire
Of Love ... Life ... and Journeys (Book 1)
http://www.wandasthilaire.com
Calgary

Dr. LaVerne Byrd Smith
Poems of Indignation Revisiting 20th Century Civil Rights and Black Awareness Movements
RichmondVA

Dr. LaVerne Byrd Smith
Poetry for Growing: Kindergarten through "Kollege"
RichmondVA

Kurt Lehovec
From Loneliness to Solitude
amazon.com
Los AngelesCA

Ray Clark Dickson
The Press Corps of Xanadu
www.iuniverse.com
San Luis ObispoCA

Martin Cobin
Search Sharer
LouisvilleCO

Michael Hare
Saratoga Lives
Saratoga SpringsNY

Nell Funderburk Wiser
Poems from the Shoebox
NashvilleTN

James P. Kain
Coming To My Senses
www.xlibris.com
Glen RiddlePA

Richard L. Boden
Have I Gone: Observations In Poetic Verse
www.amazon.com
WoodbridgeVA

Terrence Du Bignon
The Emerald Rose
www.xlibris.com
JacksonvilleFL

Tawsif Anam
She Has Surrendered To Slumber
www.tawsifanam.com
MadisonWI

James E. Tague
The Trochilus Bird
www.jamesetague.com
Drexel HillPA

Mark Marks
Hard Hunter, Deep Thinker
markmarks.net
MD21226

Ingrid Anselm
I'm Out There
http://outskirtspress.com/Imoutthere
KennesawGA

Vernon Frazer
Improvisations
www.amazon.com
Boynton BeachFlorida

Rasheité (RAE) Radcliff
Love and Change (the inevitable)
PeoriaIL

Andrea MacVicar
Tales of Zoftic
www.inspirationpress.org
Coral SpringsFL

Willie Jerome Johnson Jr.
A Man's Makeup
LanettAL

Sarah Gittens
Through Fire Ascend
www.xlibris.com
WhitebyOntario

Glenn K. Currie
In the Cat's Eye
www.snapscreenpress.com
ConcordNH

Steve Kennedy & Daw Guenther
The Fish Jumps Out Of The Moon: Haiku Of Charles F. Kennedy
www.amazon.com
AuroraCO

Robert R. Reldan
"Loss"
www.buybooksontheweb.com
TrentonNJ

Dayvaughn Jerome Mays/ Guston Alexander Owens Jr.
Can We Tell You
www.Iuniverse.com
AuroraCO

Marie A. Reilly
At Dusk: Poems
www.xlibris.com
Las CrucesNM

Barbara Rykard
Eclectic Soul
O'FallonIL

Aurelio Arley Sanchez
"Of a Dream Catcher"
www.lulu.com
ToméNM

Idyll Wilde
the lucia variations
www.lucia-variations.com
Berlin

Christina L. Ruotolo
The Butterfly Net (poetry collection)
www.xlibris.com
WintervilleNC

Peggy Heinrich
A Minefield of Etceteras
www.amazon.com
Santa CruzCA

Tara Branche
When Rose Colored Glasses Break
www.denovopub.com- company closed
SandstonVA

Lonnie E. Pruitt
Prayer Is Our Powder
www.outskirtspress.com
HoustonTX

Rick Mizuno
From The Heart Of A Man
www.rickmizuno.com
OxnardCA

J. Graham Ducker
Observations of Heart And Mind
www.grahamducker.com
OshawaOntario

Rose King Claibon
Poetry Potpourri: for Young People
MontgomeryAL

James Soular
The Thousand-Yard Stare
www.amazon.com
RalispellMT

David R. Duke Wellington
Tales By An English Paniolo
KauaiHI

Jewell Douglas
Daddy's Away
www.daddysaway.com
LexingtonKY

Melissa Irene Eights
Rehabilitation And Recovery Poetry And Short Stories
www.authorhouse.com
MiamiFlorida

Dennis Michael Parker
A Variety of Verse: The Rambling of a Frustrated Poet
www.xlibris.com
Del RioTX

Martha Biblesmith
Yet
DallasTX

Jesse M Arzate
Thoughts Pressed Between Pages
BakersfieldCA

Robin B. Butler
"Taking Heart"
www.buybooksontheweb.com
SyracuseNY

Paul Kiritsis
Fifty Confessions
www.amazon.com
MelbourneVictoria

Rita E. Bean
Life's Journey Through Poetry
PittsfieldMA

Alessandra Diridoni Grigsby
Every Stone In The River
www.amazon.com
HaywardCA

Ruth Kibler Peck
Rowing Through the Night
DaytonOH

Kenneth E. Warfel
A Fine Hotel
BellinghamWA

Paul Kiritsis
Origin: Poems from the crack of dawn
www.amazon.com
MelbourneVictoria

Paul L. Shriver
Earthbound
UnionvilleIN

Carolyn Lawrence
Saturine: A Collection of Poetry
www.amazon.com
EllijayGA

David G. (Gonzales)
"Expressions of Life" Unique Short Story Poems with a Lyrical twist
www.authorhouse.com
MercedCA

Harry E. Gilleland, Jr.
Poetic Musings of an Old, Fat Man
www.amazon.com
ShreveportLA

Paul L. Shriver
The Girl And The Cat
www.amazon.com
UnionvilleIN

Gail A. DeJohn
Windows of Grace
www.authorhouse.com
HolbrookAZ

Albert RUSSO
Gaytude
www.xlibris.com

Donald Cohen
Memory Man Vol. 1, Vol. 2, Vol. 3
www.mainstreetrag.com
WestonCT

Edwin E. Smith
One Stranger to Another
http://www.edwinesmith.com/Letters%20From%20Little%20Rock/
Little RockAR

Edwin E. Smith
Little Rock, 2005
http://www.edwinesmith.com/Letters%20From%20Little%20Rock/
Little RockAR

E. Lee Zhou
Semper Fidelis "Always Faithful" A Collection of Love Poems
ConcordCA

G. Mark LaFrancis
"In Their Boots: Poems Inspired by Soldiers and Their Loved Ones" Book One: Soldiers
http://www.booklocker.com/books/3784.html
NatchezMS

Sarah Udoh-Grossfurthner
Pathways of Life
www.troubador.co.uk/matador
Vienna

Bernice W. Wilson
Moments In Time
http://www.authortree.com/bwilson.
HiramGA

MJ Warrender
Tell Me How This Is So
http://www.mjwarrender.com/order.php
ValenciaCA

Tommy M. Craig
Earth and Theory
www.wastelandpress.net
GaryIN

Bina Gupta
My Heart On My Sleeve
http://www.wordclay.com/BookStore/BookStoreBookDetails.aspx?bookid=47370
BrooklynNY

William Akin
Box of Secrets
http://www.lulu.com/content/paperback-book/box-of-secrets/5138213
Los AngelesCA

Hassine Saidane
Patterns of Body and Soul Connections
Authorhouse.com
San DiegoCA

D. B. Clark
Honoring My Belove-ed Brother
lulu.com
LynchburgVA

Yvonne Hampden
The Reacquaintance of Love
YonkersNew York

Bertha Venson
God Given Messages of Love
www.xlibris.com
ClevelandOH

Yvonne Hampden
A Woman's Lover
YonkersNew York

Connie Hunt
I Am A Flame
OjaiCA

Patrick Wallace
Love, Life & Living
DaytonOH

Teresa Lee Walker (T.L. Walker)
Tales of A World Gone Bad
www.talesofaworldgonebad.com
Washington DC

Donald Clark (D.B. Clark)
A Modern Mother Goose
lulu.com
LynchburgVA

Yelena Nudel
Peppered Love
MooseMoosePublishing.com
BrooklynNY

Emily McCormack
Connemara Twilight
WillowbrookIL

Kirk D. Yancey
When The Pathway Cries in Darkness
www.outskirtspress.com/yancey
Capitol HeightsMD

Dorothy Pollard Price
"Eight Stars Of Gold"
amazon.com
Moses LakeWA

Gedda Ilves
a view from within
Los AngelesCA

Shannon Kurtz
Peony in Adoration
www.shannonkurtz.com
LindenhurstIL

Margie Davidson
Winds Light and Variable
RichlandWA

Andrew J. Ball
Modern Love
www.lulu.com
GoodyearArizona

Beverly M. Collins
Quiet Observations
BurbankCA

Melanie Bercerra
Poems from My Beloved
SacramentoCA

Mary Jane Q Cross
"Poems of a Painter, Paintings of a Prayer"
www.lulu.com
NewportNH

Lois Kempton
Poems Sublime and Ridiculous, and Some In-Between
www.authorhouse.com
LoganOH

J.G. Woodward
Poems Beyond The Journey
www.invinciblepublishing.ws
AkronOH

AJ Bialo
The Reflection Tree
www.BN.com
SyracuseNY

Barbara Botch
Poet's Crossing
www.poetscrossing.com
HendersonNevada

Elizabeth Ludlam
Men in Armor
http://stores.lulu.com/ludlam
MelbourneFL