Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Contest Results

Results are in for the poetry contest. Shane Jones judged several submissions.
The first prize winner is v.e. who wrote this:
neveryou & never I
with neverclocks and neverwords
of neverlands and neverbirds
and wendy baking never-pie
v.e. is still pretty sure there is not a single thing she neither is nor is not. 'cept louis armstrong. she's pretty glad he is always a surprise.

She received Light Boxes, The Origin of Paranoia as a Heated Mole Suit, Mary Miller's Big World and the publication of this poem in the sixth issue of IsReads.

Ryan Walker Bradley won second prize. Here is his poem, called "My Little Youth."
When I was young
everything was not true,
and I never grew
words on my tongue.
Ryan W. Bradley's poetry and fiction has been published or is forthcoming in The Oregonian, A Thousand Faces, Third Wednesday, Yippee Magazine, and Gander Press Review. He lives in Southern Oregon with his wife and two sons and blogs at

He receives Light Boxes, The Origin of Paranoia and publication here at this blog, right then.

The third place winner is from France so she got a PDF of Light Boxes.

Jaimes Mayhew was the fourth entry in the Guess the Number Contest and got the number right on the money. The number was 27. Jaimes received LB, Origin and Ever by Blake Butler.


Ryan W. Bradley said...

was Walker your guess at my middle name? i don't think anyone's ever guessed that before.

thanks again for your generosity.

Adam R. said...

Oh, crap, oops, sorry, how embarrassing.

Ryan W. Bradley said...

no sweat. i thought maybe it was a bush joke, having W. as a middle initial has gotten me a lot of those over the last eight years.

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