2011 TMW Writing Contest Winners



Student Competition

PROSE POETRY
1st Alysse Riggs for “Forgiven"
(Oak Ridge HS)
1st Kyle Poteet for “The Rising Sunset”
(Oak Ridge HS)
2nd Travis J. Labossiere-Hickman for “Scourge of the Mediterranean”
(Brush Creek, TN home school)
2nd Kurt Smith for “Crashing Down”
(Oak Ridge HS)
3rd Chelsea Sue Conley for “The Story That Was Never Told”
(Roane County HS)
3rd Kayla Sweet Gonzales for “The Soundtrack of My Life”
(Oak Ridge HS)


Adult Competition

PATRICIA BOATNER FICTION AWARD JOY MARGRAVE NONFICTION AWARD
1st Luther Kirk for “The Bastard Child of My Oldest Sister Vivian” (Pulaski, TN) 1st Allen Russell for “Mule and the Razor-strop” (Hartford, KY)
2nd Denton Loving for “Fiddlers” (Speedwell, TN) 2nd Jennie Ivey for “Scooter Chicks Rule” (Cookeville, TN)
3rd Jacob P. Cline, III for “The Mine” (Middlesboro, KY) 3rd Ralph Bowden for “First Boat” (Cookeville, TN)

POETRY WRITING FOR YOUNG PEOPLE
1st Denton Loving for “Your Very Flesh” (Speedwell, TN) 1st Randi Lynn Mrvos for "Maggie and the Third Grade Blues"
(Lexington, KY)
2nd Gretchen McCroskey for “Camouflage” (Bristol, TN) 2nd Marian Lewis for "Miss Bo Likes to Go" (Owens Crossroads, AL)
3rd None araded. 3rd Linda Hudson Hoagland for “I Dare You”
(North Tazewell, VA)

INSPIRATIONAL SUE ELLEN HUDSON EXCELLENCE IN WRITING AWARD
1st Jennie Ivey for “A Mother Who Read to Me” (Cookeville, TN) Jennie Ivey for “A Mother Who Read to Me” (Cookeville, TN)
2nd Karen Hebert for “I Miss You on Sunday ” (Oak Ridge, TN)
3rd Susan Ray for “It's Not Much” (Cookeville, TN)