Sylvan Jottings NOPC 11

Sylvan Jottings

Sylvan Jottings is the collection of winning poetry from the eleventh (2006) 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.

Annual Rules and Guidelines

The deadline for entries each year is May 31st.

Go here for Table of Contents Including Winners.

ISBN: 1-894747-21-6 | WMPub# 1090 | 5½" x 8½"
64 page chapbook | $6.95 CDN

Table of Contents:

Prize Winning Selections

First Prize Winner

O. Fay Becks of Mindemoya: Rummaging

Second Prize Winner

Linda Duke of Elliot Lake: Treasure

Third Prize Winner

O. Fay Becks of Mindemoya: Marriage

Honourable Mentions

O. Fay Becks of Mindemoya: Olfactory Recall

Nancy Jo Cartwright of Sault Ste. Marie I'd Forgotten That I Was Up North

Heather D. Mitchell of Thessalon My Prayer

Judge's Selections

René Arsenault of Sudbury: 3:03

Audrey Austin of Elliot Lake: Silent Thunder

O. Fay Becks of Mindemoya: Magic, Reflections on Barn Boards, Love In The Suds, Ode de Lilac

Rhonda J. Chapman of North Bay: Miss Nipissing-Let's Dance!, Lullaby of the Loon, All Merciful Moon

Mark Cyr of North Bay: Torment Time

Linda Duke of Elliot Lake: Limits, Waiting For The Call

Sophie Anne Edwards of Little Current: Histories, The Belly Hears

Gail Gernat of Matheson: Morning

Irene Golas of Sudbury: Four Haiku

Jerry Jordison of New Liskeard: Not Knowing Death, Casuality, Rewards of Age, An Interlude During The Lesson, A Gift, Live It

Heather D. Mitchell of Thessalon: Storms

Jane Sargent Nodwell of North Bay: Quiet Joys, Humble Offerings

Arthur Quesnel of Sudbury: Men's Room at the Brown Derby, Memorabilia or Lydia's Most Vital Statistic, The Sounds that Brood

Richard Smith of North Bay: Tender Is The Dance, Talking to Icarus, Snow Child, Cageling, The Coming Night

Stacy Turcotte of Temagami: Depression, The Camping Trap, The Artistry of Me, A Perfect Spring Evening

Patti Webb of Whitefish: Light in Darkness, Shadow of Myself


Northern Ontario Poetry Competition Rules