Thursday, September 07, 2006

Oscar Wilde

In August, I had one poem accepted for publication in Earth's Daughters, which thrilled me because it is such a venerable feminist publication, and two other poems accepted for publication in upcoming anthologies. In addition, I was honorably mentioned in the 2006 Gival Press Oscar Wilde Award. The full information is below. While I still subscribe to the Suzette Charles theory of winning contests (which goes something like, no one ever remembers the runner-up, to wit, who became Miss America after Vanessa Williams?), it was a nice moment to learn this. To what do I attribute this flurry of positive feedback from the world? Stanley Plumly, without a doubt.

Dante Micheaux Wins the Fifth Annual Oscar Wilde Award-2006

Gival Press is pleased to announce that Dante Micheaux of New York City has won the Fifthh Annual Oscar Wilde Award for his poem entitled Bread Boy.

Dante Micheaux received a cash prize of $100.00 and his poem is posted below.

In addition, in 2008 his poem will appear in the anthology Poetic Voices Without Borders 2, which will include the top poems entered in the contest.

Winner of the 2006 Gival Press Oscar Wilde Award

Bread Boy
by Dante Micheaux of New York, New York.

Honorable Mentions:

If my father dressed as a woman
by Teresa Stores of Newtane, Vermont.

Testing Abraham
by Julie R. Enszer of University Park, Maryland.

by Ed Madden of Columbia, South Carolina.

Kate's Pantoum
by Jennifer Pruden Colligan of Nassau, New York.

1 comment:

damion said...

congrats Julie!