Northern Hues is the collection of winning poetry from the sixth Northern Ontario Poetry Competition co-sponsored by the Canadian Authors Association - Temiskaming Branch and White Mountain Publications, New Liskeard.
In keeping with the Canadian Authors Association motto of "Writers Helping Writers", this annual competition encourages and assists the development of new and existing poetic talents in the Northern Ontario region as defined by Canada Post's postal code beginning with the letter P.
Starting with this sixth edition of the NOPC poetry book, our covers are now high-quality glossy paper, and printed in color.
The deadline for entries each year is May 31st.
ISBN: 1-896331-95-5 | WMPub# 1085 | 54 pages, chapbook | $6.95 CDN
Table of Contents
From The Judge
PRIZE WINNING SELECTIONS:
First Prize Winner:
Wayne Brown of Dryden for SCHOOLYARD: 1947 for J.B.
Second Prize Winner:
Christine Richardson of Hearst for January Blues
Third Prize Winner:
Alan Pearson of Huntsville for Flying
First Honourable Mention:
Ruthanne Fecteau of Hilton Beach for Alphabetically Speaking
Second Honourable Mention:
Jerry Jordison of New Liskeard for Alzheimer
Third Honourable Mention:
Marianne Jones of Thunder Bay for there was one who preceded me
Brian Beaudry of Haileybury for Miner's Life and Etchings of a Childhood Lost
Dawna Beausoleil of Charlton for Seasons of the North
Carmen Boniferro of Sault Ste. Marie forTim's and Cycling
Yves Bourassa of Swastika for Completeness
Wayne Brown of Dryden for To Sing of Spring
Mark Elliott of Sudbury for Small Phenomenon and Labour
Ruthanne Fecteau of Hilton Beach for The Pull and Reminiscing
Catherine Gilbert of Huntsville for The True North, Intangible Love and The Blue Experience
Julye Huggins of Sudbury for Saturated Notes
Marianne Jones of Thunder Bay for psalm 19: a little night music
Jerry Jordison of New Liskeard for Love
Emma von Keitz of Kirkland Lake for French Fries! French Fries!
Alan Pearson of Huntsville for Early Spring: Golf Course Road
Arthur Quesnel of Sudbury for The Leaf, Déjà Vu, Pennies, Love, Disappointment, Flaxen Kerri In Her Jeans and Incident in a Toronto Dining Room (aka Undercover)
Christine Richardson of Hearst for Forest Lake
Richard Smith of North Bay for Water Music, Crosswise Lake, Lorrain Valley, Stone Road and Distant Windows