The Awards Ceremony for the Illinois Emerging Writers Competition took place last Wednesday with the Secretary of State and Kevin Stein.
The three finalists were:
1st – Anita Olivia Koester of Chicago for her poem Avowal
2nd – Faisal Moyhuddin of Chicago for his poem Ella Fitzgerald, Entering Chicago by Train, Remembers Her Mother’s Voice
3rd – Bryce Berkowitz of Carbondale for his poem Explain Yourself
The direct link to the competition’s webpage is http://cyberdriveillinois.
RHINO is honored to participate along with Ninth Letter, Quiddity, and Poetic License Press.