Northern Ontario Poetry Competition
Our 19th Launch, Sept 6, 2014 Cobalt, ON
Readings in the rotunda in 7 Prospect Street, Cobalt, ON
We opened with a short history of the building by owner Lindsay Inglis (shown here opening the 1913 bank of Ottawa vault still in the building). Below, picture shows the beautiful original hardwood floors in this century building
(Left) Cobalt native Vivian Hylands further adds to the history of the building and Cobalt in general.
The announcements and readings begin.
First prize winner David Brydges of Cobalt was on a work contract in Alberta and could not attend.
Second prize winner Linda-Bea Chambers of Kenabeek (pictured here with contest coordinator Deborah Ranchuk) reads.
The poets read.
Audrey Austin of Elliot Lake
Don Bennett of Haileybury
Jerry Jordison of New Liskeard
Jane Sargent Nodwell of North Bay
Judy Selinger of Longlac (with Deborah Ranchuk)
Linda Duke of Elliot Lake