August 5, 2010

2010 ALLEN GINSBERG POETRY AWARDS

THE POETRY CENTER
AT PASSAIC COUNTY
COMMUNITY COLLEGE
is pleased to announce the winners of

THE 2010 ALLEN GINSBERG POETRY AWARDS

FIRST PRIZE
Rafaella Del Bourgo, Berkeley, CA “Olive Oil”
Kathleen Spivack, Watertown, MA “Their Tranquil Lives”

SECOND PRIZE
Joyce Madelon Winslow, Washington, DC “The”
Francine Witte, New York, NY “In My Poems, Sometimes I Have Children”

THIRD PRIZE
Kim Farrar, Astoria, NY “The Box”


HONORABLE MENTION

Austin Alexis, New York, NY “After The Diagnosis”
Anthony Buccino, Nutley, NJ “Something Tells Me You Went To Catholic School”
Mary Butler, Ferndale, MI “The Summer Before I Started Kindergarten
Charles Cantrell, Madison, WI “Marilyn Monroe to Arthur Rimbaud”
John Chorazy, Montclair, NJ “Teaching With the Brain in Mind”
David Crews, Basking Ridge, NJ “Even Now”
Linda A. Cronin, Cedar Grove, NJ “Beyond My Reach”
Gil Fagiani, Long Island City, NY “Salsa”
Joy Gaines-Friedler, Farmington Hills, MI “At a Hotel in Florida Where We Met in 1969
Gail Fishman Gerwin, Morristown, NJ “The Great Feud”
Maria Giura, Staten Island, NY “Mercy”
Jose B. Gonzalez, Quaker Hill, CT “Hollow Shells Revisited”
James D. Gwyn, Clifton, NJ “At McGinness Pond”
Pat Hardigree, Bordentown, NJ “Falling Off The Earth”
Josh Humphrey, Kearny, NJ “Missus Rosamilia”
Alice Jay, Miami, FL “Snapper Creek Canal”
Barbara Leon, Aptos, CA “Origins”
Paul Lieber, Venice, CA “Los Angeles”
Elizabeth Lund, Newtonville, MA “Interrogation”
Mary Makofske, Warwick, NY “Atlantic City”
Elizabeth Nesius, Wayne, NJ “Calling My Mother”
Linda Radice, North Plainfield, NJ “Pieces”
Christine Redman-Waldeyer, Manasquan, NJ “Dusting Shelves”
Jim Reese, Hartington, NE “The Saw Grinder”
Al Tacconelli, Wynnewood, PA “Giving Away”
Sander Zulauf, Andover, NJ “January, 1961”

EDITOR’S CHOICE
Mark Brunetti, Edison, NJ “Even the Ones Who Don't Show Up”
Laurie Byro, Hewitt, NJ “Rain Travelers”
Jessica G. de Koninck, Montclair, NJ “The Man in His Undershirt Wants Me”
Deborah Gerrish, Murray Hill, NJ “Mother”
Charles H. Johnson, Hillsborough, NJ “New York City”
Laine Sutton Johnson, Hillsborough, NJ “Polka Dots”
Gina Larkin, Edison, NJ “Greatgrandma”
Bruce Lowry, Summit, NJ “Mary and Fanny”
Elizabeth Marchitti, Totowa, NJ “All I Need Was The Rain”
Wanda S. Praisner, Bedminster, NJ “Monday, September Fifteenth, Feast of Our Lady of
Sorrows”
Maude Carolan Pych, Totowa Borough, NJ “Kitchen Offerings”
Robert A. Rosenbloom, Bound Brook, NJ “Bio”
Ellen Rowe, Haledon, NJ “A Game of Numbers”
Bill Van Buskirk, Allentown, PA “Backbone”

Award Winners’ Reading will be held on
November 6, 2010
at the
Hamilton Club Building,
32 Church Street, Paterson, New Jersey
The Poetry Center at Passaic County Community College
One College Boulevard, Paterson, New Jersey 07505-1179

Visit our website at www.pccc.edu/poetry
or call 973-684-6555

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