Contest Winners, the Portland Writers’ Mill

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  • 1st Place for “Photo Inspired,” August 2016: “The Duprass” (short story). Read on Writing Samples page here. *
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  • 2nd Place for “Distractions in Blue,” June 2019: “Any Color I Don’t Like” (poem). **
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  • 2nd Place for “Summer Solstice,” July 2018: “Some Call It a Cathedral” (creative nonfiction). **

Image: “The Redwoods” by othree.
License:
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/

  • 2nd Place (in a 2-way tie) for “Full Moon,” March 2017: “The Arrival of Kitty” (short story).
“Bloody Moon & Cat” Image by Frank Tyson 2.0

  • 3rd Place for “The days dwindle down to a precious few,” Sept. 2019: “Done Soon” (essay). **

Image by Rino Porrovecchio.
License:
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/

  • 3rd Place for “Vacation Disasters,” July 2019: “After Ruby” (novel excerpt).

Image “Teen Romance 2,” by Oteo.
License:
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/

  • 3rd Place for “Victim Vs. Survivor,” Aug. 2018: “Reaching Beyond Survival” (poem). (Printed in abbreviated form in Robin’s zine Turtle Soup: On Finding My Voice, Issue 3, July 2019).

Image by “Poor Victim” by Reinhard Kuchenbäcker. License:
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/legalcode

  • 3rd Place for “What If,” Aug. 2017: “What if I Made a Living as a Writer?” (essay).

Image “Writer_me,” by Madeline Wright.
License:
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/legalcode

  • 3rd Place for “For Art’s Sake,” July 2017: “Slave” (poem). *
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  • 3rd Place in 3-way tie for “Unspoken Bonds,” May 2017: “Secret Lives” (creative nonfiction). *
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  • 3rd Place for “Be Inspired,” January 2017: “A Dark and Stormy Knight” (short story).
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  • 3rd Place for “And Now What?” September 2016: “As in Identical” (short story). *
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  • 3rd Place for “Home,” June 2016: “Home was Where They Never Let Me In” (memoir including a poem).

Image: “Humanoids Arguing,” by Vic.
License:
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/legalcode

*Published in The Writers’ Mill Journal Volume 6, 2017, available on Amazon.

**Published in Beyond Yesterday: The Writers’ Mill Journal Volume 7, 2019, available on Amazon.

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