Small Cute Title
1st Marianne Paul junkyard dogs
2nd Debbie Strange moon-burnished
3rd Katherine Munro lurching bus
1st HM Debbie Strange homeless child
2nd HM Marianne Paul mall signage
3rd HM Ed Woods sunlit butterflies
JC Debbie Strange herring scales
JC Debbie Strange the stillness
JC Katherine Munro above zero
JC Katherine Munro at the horizon
Judge James Deahl
James Deahl was born in Pittsburgh in 1945, and grew up in that city as well as in the Laurel Highlands region of the Appalachian Mountains. He is the author of twenty-five literary titles, the five most recent being: Unbroken Lines (2015), Two Paths Through The Seasons (with Norma West Linder, 2014), North Point (2012), Rooms The Wind Makes (2012), and North Of Belleville (with Richard M. Grove, 2012).
A cycle of his poems is the focus of a one-hour TV special, Under the Watchful Eye (Silver Falls Video Productions, 1993). The audiotape of Under the Watchful Eye was released by Broken Jaw Press in 1995. These have been reissued on CD and DVD by Silver Falls.
Since 1970 he has lived in Canada where he writes and edits full-time. Deahl is a member of The Writers’ Union of Canada. He is the father of Sarah, Simone, and Shona.