February 9, 2012

Allen Ginsberg Poetry Awards reading 3/10

The Poetry Center at 
Passaic County Community College

THE 2011 ALLEN GINSBERG POETRY AWARDS

FIRST PRIZE
Christopher Bursk, Langhorne Manor, PA “Adam — Albrecht Durer — 1507”
Charlotte Muse, Menlo Park, CA “My Father's Violin”

SECOND PRIZE
Mark Hillringhouse, Englewood, NJ “Orpheus”
Sander Zulauf, Andover, NJ “Coming Home from My Forty-fifth High School Reunion”

THIRD PRIZE
Antoinette Libro, Sea Isle City, NJ “Curtains for Mother”

Award Winners' Reading will be held on
March 10, 2012
at the
Hamilton Club Building
32 Church Street, Paterson, New Jersey


HONORABLE MENTION
Svea Barrett, Fair Lawn, NJ “Deconstruction”
Norma Ketzis Bernstock, Milford, PA “Choices”
Anthony Buccino, Nutley, NJ “Jersey Geese”
Mary Crosby, Ringwood, NJ “The Ramapoughs”
Rina Ferrarelli, Pittsburgh, PA “Walking to Jail”
Gail Fishman Gerwin, Morristown, NJ “Dear Mama”
James D. Gwyn, Clifton, NJ “Backstage”
Carrie McLeod Howson, West Orange, NJ “What Do Poets Do?”
Josh Humphrey, Kearny, NJ “Give Me”
Alice Jay, Miami, FL “The Last Thrill”
Bruce Lowry, Summit, NJ “Leftover Fries”
Shahé Mankerian, Sherman Oaks, CA “Thank God for Judas”
Lynne McEniry, Morristown, NJ “Sunday Sauce”
Colleen Michaels, Beverly, MA “Blueberry Donuts”
Hemant Mohapatra, Austin, TX “Finding The Root”
Carolina Morales, Trenton, NJ “Clean”
Erin Murphy, Hollidaysburg, PA “Broken Waters”
F.L. Niccoletti, West Orange, NJ “The 59 Impala”
Barry W. North, Hahnville, LA “Sunday Mornings”
Diane Pohl, Morris Plains, NJ “When you were 9”
Nicole Santalucia, Binghamton, NY “Looking for Lima Beans”
Mina Seckin, Brooklyn, NY “The Seventeenth Year”
Laura Shovan, Ellicott City, MD “Honor Roll”
Gabriel Spera, Los Angeles, CA “Wonderful”

Award Winners' Reading will be held on
March 10, 2012
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

The Poetry Center was named a Distinguished Arts Project
and awarded several Citations of Excellence, and is funded,
in part, by a grant from the New Jersey State Council on the
Arts/Department of State, a partner agency of the National
Endowment for the Arts, and by funds from the National
Endowment for the Arts.

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