2019 Prose & Poetry Contest Finalists

Fiery Orange Medal Icon3Finalists in the 2019 Prose & Poetry Contest have been chosen! Specific first-, second-, and third-place winners will be announced at the Joint Conference awards banquet on Saturday night, September 14th. Winners will also be listed after that date on this website, as well as in the October issue of SouthWest Sage.

If you would like to register for the conference (which includes the awards banquet), visit the Registration Page and choose the full- or half-conference option. An option to attend only the awards banquet is available here. Also, make sure to choose your banquet meal by visiting this link on the Military Writers Society of America site — you do not have to be a member of MWSA or SWW to use the form.

2019 Prose & Poetry Contest Finalists
Submission Title Author
A Broad Abroad Dana Starr
A Christmas Eve on the Road Stan Rhine
A Sign of My Times Marilyn Hill
Airmail to Socorro Judy Nickell
As I Remember Him Lawrence Kilham
But What if the Buddhists Got it Wrong? James Tritten
Comida Leeanna Torres
Contingency Plan Mary Therese Ellingwood
Death in the Valley Ramesh Gopal
Dreamkeeper KL Wagoner
Go Time Sherene Gross
Looka Here, Chad Dana Starr
Me, by Myself, Alone Linda Yen
Midnight Express Evelyn Neil
Neal Cochran, His SPPs, and the U.S’s Nerve-Agent Deterrent Lee Brown
Not So Funny Evelyn Neil
Obsession Chris Allen
Permission Brenda Cole
Poems Frank Stephens
Precious Cargo Sherene Gross
Race to Promentory Stan Rhine
Red Winter 1945 Charlene Dietz
Roberta and Her Luchador Amara Cudney
Spinach Lasagna Tammie Lamphere
Stepping Up to Rehab Elaine Montague
Straight Flush Robert Edwards
The Artist at the End Nathan McKenzie
The Fishing Guide George McFall
The Leaf Frank Stephens
The Return of the Very Fierce Wolf of Gubbio to Assisi, 1943 CE (and now, 2013 CE) Alan Bern
The Sewing Box Sharon Rollins
Unintended Consequences…Terrorist Turkeys Vicky Ramakka
Vindicated Suzanne Byrne
Wish Upon a Star Kimberly Rose
Woven Patricia Walkow

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