June 2012 - Contest Winners

Congratulations to the Kisses and Popsicles Spring Poetry Contest Winners!

1st place - Publication and $100.00:
Morning Blessing ~ Lynne Burnett (West Vancouver, BC )
2nd place - Publication and $50.00:
Like Mona Lisa ~ Lynne Burnett (West Vancouver, BC )
3rd place - Publication:
Treading Water ~ Christine Schrum (Sudbury, Ont)
Honorable Mentions:
Call to Prayer ~ Christine Schrum (Sudbury, Ont)
“The Deciduous Writer” ~ Barbara MacPherson 
(Nakusp, BC )

1st place - Publication and $75
Postcard Poem ~ Chloe Burns (Edmonton, ALB)
2nd place - Publication and $35.00:
Colorless ~ Yasmin Mostafa (Toronto, ON)
3rd place - Publication
Only ~ Brianna Wright (Victoria, BC)

1st place - Publication and $40.00
Spring Arrives ~ Rachelle Yau (Vancouver, BC )
2nd place - Publication and $20.00:
The Blue ~ Sophia Smith (Kelowna, BC)
3rd place - Publication
The Sea ~ Hope Pierce (Hamilton, ON)

Judge: Diane Tucker
Diane Tucker grew up in southeast Vancouver, BC, where she appeared in various plays and musicals before deciding to be a writer. She has published two books of poetry: God on His Haunches (Nightwood Editions, 1996), which was short-listed for the 1997 Gerald Lampert Memorial Award, and Bright Scarves of Hours (Palimpsest Press, 2007). His Sweet Favour is her first novel (published by Thistledown Press). Tucker lives in Burnaby, BC.

To view the winning entries from our previous contests please click here.