WWA: Winners of Jade Ring & an Open Mic
The Wisconsin Writers Association has announced the winners of its 2020 Jade Ring Prizes. First place finishers each receive a jade ring and $100. A list of first through third place participants and honorable mentions follows:
First Place: Puppy Dayby J. Mackenzie
Second Place: Goat Milkby Steve Fox
Third Place: Cold Comfortby Doug Lewandowski
Honorable Mention: The Bee Servantby Joy Ribar
Honorable Mention: Going for a Rideby Jo DeMars
Honorable Mention: Letters to Loveby Brea Behn
First Place: After Midnightby Camilia Cenek
Second Place: Draft Day Prizeby Ed Sarna
Third Place: Cornfields Everywhereby Nan Bogue
Honorable Mention: Once Haunted, Now Resolvedby Julia Gimbel
Honorable Mention: Fightingby Cliffe Connor
Honorable Mention: Girl Walked Into a Bar by Mel Miskimen
First Place: He Runs His Fingersby Yvette Viets Flaten
Second Place: WordNappedby Jim Landewehr
Third Place: But I Tryby Jackie Langetieg
Honorable Mention: A Place Past Coldby Sara Sarna
Honorable Mention: The Box/Treasure Boxby Debra McKenny
Honorable Mention: Uncertain Springby Mike Orlock
The WWA will honor all finalists at a virtual event in the autumn. The Jade Ring Contest will commence again in the spring of 2021.
In other WWA news, the organization is hosting an Open Mic and Craft Talk on Wednesday, Aug. 19, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. This event includes a twenty-minute craft talk by Sue Roupp, author of Writing a Memoir in 6 Easy Steps. Her topic for her talk is "Writing About Difficult Topics from Your POV."
To register, click here. After, you'll receive email confirmation and instructions on how to join the meeting.