Roy Chesney Poetry Prize Winners Announced
The Siloam Springs Writers Guild gathered on October 10 for their monthly meeting, taking time to announce the winners of the Roy Chesney Poetry Contest.
The competition, which features cash prizes, is funded primarily by the Roy Chesney Grant.
“We exist to foster and encourage poets and the arts,” said Guild member and meeting host Gene Linzey.
First place went to Daniel Mason for his poem titled “Even Them” and included a check for $500.
Second place went to Charles Blalack for his poem “Names and Neighbors,” and he won a check for $300.
Third place went to Cherith Mason for her poem “Being a Good Neighbor,” and she won a check for $200.
The first entry winner was Rulon Foster for his poem “Who’s My Neighbor”, and he won a check for $200.
Honorable mentions went to Kendra Cooke and Sara Anderson, who received one-year memberships in the Siloam Springs Writers Guild.