1st Marion Smith Aurora Borealis
2nd S. J. White God Musing
3rd Marianne Paul Aging
1st HM Kathy Robertson National Pride
2nd HM Lisa McCreary Rooted
3rd HM Debbie Okun Hill For the Love of Gold
JC Marion Smith By the open fire
JC Lisa McCreary Winter stroll
JC Emily Compton Hymn to a Mermaid
JC Carol dee Meeks Winds Sing Songs on the Plains
Judge Bill Ashwell
Bill Ashwell was a former member of the Cambridge Writers Collective (CWC). His poetry and prose have been published in several editions of the CWC’s Writers Undercover Anthologies, The Cambridge Wartime Scrapbook, and in Ascent Aspiration Magazine’s Aguaterra Anthology of poetry and fiction in 2007. Bill published Moments of Clarity poetry, a chapbook collection of his works in 2001. In 2007 he was awarded the City of Cambridge’s prestigious Bernice Adams Memorial Award for Communication and Literary Arts.
Bill has participated in numerous public poetry readings, notably, at the Cambridge Arts Festival, at the 2004 Remembrance Day Service at the Galt Cenotaph, and at a various local celebrations of the spoken word.