Winners announced for Blanchan/Doubleday awards
Uncategorized | January 6, 2011
The Wyoming Arts Council is pleased to announce the winners of the 2011 Blanchan/Doubleday writing awards.
Recipient of the Neltje Blanchan Memorial Writing Award for nature writing is Patricia Frolander of Sundance. She will receive a $1,000 prize for a series of poems entitled “Married Into It.” Honorable mentions in this category go to Jane Dominick of Laramie for “Cottonwoods” and other poems and Darcy Lipp-Acord of Weston for her creative nonfiction entry, “Homework: Lessons from Allison.”
Recipient of the Frank Nelson Doubleday Memorial Writing Award for women writers is Edith Cook of Cheyenne. She will receive a $1,000 prize for her prose manuscript, “A Cold Day in Hell.” Honorable mentions go to Lynn G. Carlson of Cheyenne for her creative nonfiction entry, “With All Due Respect” and Darcy Lipp-Acord of Weston for “Homework: Lessons from Allison.”
Judge for this year’s competition was Ohio poet and fiction writer Jeanne Bryner.
The competition is sponsored by the Wyoming Arts Council and funded by artist and arts patron Neltje.
For more information about the Wyoming Arts Council’s programs for individual artists, contact Michael Shay at 307-777-5234 or firstname.lastname@example.org.