Prairie Poetry - January 2007 Edition
Winners of the 2006 Peer Awards
Click on the links to read these excellent works recognized by their peers:
John I. Blair - Intimations Of Prairie In Dallas
Joyce Middlestead - Wild Onions
Jesse Zerger Nathan - Liberal, Kansas
Elizabeth Hughes Wiley - Kansas — Friends Prize Winner
The Peer Awards were inaugurated in 1999. The awards for 1996, 1997, and 1998 were judged by individual authors. Beginning with the 1999 awards, authors whose work has been published at Prairie Poetry are invited to nominate poems for the Peer Award monthly and select the winners from a group of finalists annually.
The criteria for nomination is that, in the judgement of their peers, the craft and vision embodied in these works merit special recognition. The works, usually three, receiving the most nominations for a calendar year are awarded this honor.
Many Thanks To The Friends of Prairie Poetry For Their Contributions To The 2006 Friends Prize
Geraldine Moorkens Byrne
J. Donald Coonrod
Donald De Vries
David J. Hill
Robert H. Nunnally Jr.
P. Douglas Schaak
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Index of All Editions
Prairie Poetry premiered with the May 1996 edition. New poetry appears monthly except in August. Poetry published in previous months is listed by author in the author index.
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issued 15 January 2007