Hello Iron Pen Contestants!
So without any further ado, here are the winners of the 2017 Iron Pen contest by category:
1st Place – “Snowfall” – Austin Kinsey
2nd Place – “Age of Thordal” – Alan Scholting
3rd Place – “Axe” – Tom Irish
“How to Remember” – Jane Carman
“Miracles in the Midst of Gray” – Jennifer Rathe
1st Place: “Glossolalic Angel Dada” – Laura Winton
2nd Place: “Ars Poetica” – Ryan Murphy
3rd Place: “Mindful of Miracles” – Mark Lucas
“Miracle from the Axe” – Julian Totton
1st place: “Narcissus” – Jane Carman
2nd place: “One Winter and a Funeral” – Michelle Ladwig
3rd place: “After the Storm” – Nathan Blaesing
Congrats to all of our winners! The Award Ceremony and Reading is this Saturday February 25th, 2pm, here at the MWC. The winners, 2nd, 3rd Places and Honorable mentions will be our featured readers, but anyone who participated is welcome to come and read their entry to this year’s contest. Please let us know if you plan to attend, and if you plan to read, so we have an idea of the schedule. Thanks!
We will have some light refreshments and will hand out the medals and certificates for our winners this Saturday, and we’ll also have our drawing for the full registration to the David R. Collins Writing Conference (please note that you do not need to be present to win the conference registration—anyone with a paid Iron Pen Entry will be included in the raffle). You are of course welcome to bring family & friends to help us celebrate all of your creative efforts.
We hope you had fun with this year’s prompt—everyone certainly did a great job of going from zero to finished piece in a mere 24 hours! Thank you all so much again! Please let me know if you have any other questions about the contest or the Award Ceremony this Saturday. Thanks again and have a good day…