FCAL’s 8th Annual Poetry Competition Winners


We had nearly 50 entries--a record number--in our 8th Annual FCAL Poetry
Competition in honor of National Poetry Month. The 2019 competition was held
in conjunction with our Spring Show this month. Competition co-chairs were
Stephanie Salkin and award-winning poet Linda Eve Diamond.  

FCAL 2019 Poetry Competition Judge Bio
Benjamin K. Atkinson, Ph.D.

AFTER DOG SITTING • 1st Place
by Peter Gordon

TANTRIC BREATHING • 2nd Place
by Linda Albert

THE EARTH WILL BE ASKING (Gloss) • 3rd Place
by Judith Krum

The Saddest Most Beautiful Place in Georgia • HONORABLE MENTION
by Miranda Campbell

THE FIERCE FLESH OF THE CACTUS • HONORABLE MENTION
by G. Kyra von Brokoph