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2016 Tanka Contest Winners Posted

posted Jul 20, 2016, 11:02 PM by Michael Dylan Welch   [ updated Jul 20, 2016, 11:02 PM ]
Congratulations to the winners of our 2016 Sanford Goldstein International Tanka Contest. You can now read all the winning poems, with commentary by our judges, Amelia Fielden and M. Kei. Bravo to Susan Burch for first place, to Margaret Dornaus for second place, and to Ignatius Fay for third place, and to our honorable mention winners, Marion Olson, Michele L. Harvey, Michael McClintock, Catherine Smith, and Claire Everett. Thanks also to Ken Slaughter for juggling 463 entries as our contest coordinator, with help from Lesley Anne Swanson.