Poetry Radio Contest

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Thanks to WGLT Poetry Radio program editors Kirstin Hotelling Zona and Bill Morgan and program producer Bruce Bergethon for their support of the contest.


Euphemism/Poetry Radio Poetry Contest

It is our pleasure to announce the winners of the first annual Poetry Radio/Euphemism contest (Spring 2009) ! Please click on the poems titles to read the work and see blurbs from contest judge C.S. Giscombe.


1st Prize -- Josh Fisher for The Me Ran Away From I

2nd Prize-- Jeff Hyde for Words Waiting for a Place

2st Prize -- Kevin McKenzie for 12:15 and Anonymity Perishes


Since 1992, WGLT has collaborated with Illinois State University's English Department to produce Poetry Radio. Each program, between two and five minutes in length, spotlights a single poem, contemporary or classic, framed by a responsive piece of music. To access the Poetry Radio Podcast page go to http://www.wglt.org/programs/poetry_radio/


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