The Crowder Quill, a literary and art magazine of Crowder College, will host the annual awards ceremony with a 3rd annual campus- and community-wide poetry reading. The event will take place Thursday, May 9 from 11:30-1 in the Wright Conference Center on the campus of Crowder College in Neosho, MO.
The public is welcome to attend. RSVPs for poetry are requested; others are welcome to the microphone as time permits. Poetry that is not published in this edition of the Quill is encouraged, as the magazine will be made available following the ceremony.
The event will also include the announcement of those whose entries were chosen to be published in the 2013 edition and awards presentations.
All published entrants will receive a certificate for gold, silver, bronze or honorable mention. Award placements will be announced at the ceremony. Afterwards, a light lunch will be served, and the magazine will be unveiled.
Quill art entries are now available for return by arrangement. Entrants should email: Lbailey@crowder.edu
or call 417-455-5410.A PowerPoint Presentation will showcase the winning photography and art entries during the ceremony. Remaining entries will not be displayed, but will be available for pickup before or after the ceremony.Begun in 1980, the Quill is published in during spring semester. The contest deadline is Feb. 1 each year, and divisions are high school, Crowder, and the community. The categories are fiction, nonfiction, poetry, 2D art, 3D art, digital art, color photography, and black and white photography.
“One great advantage of the website is that entrants can monitor their entries’ progress online,” said Latonia Bailey, Crowder Quill adviser.
Members of the 2013 staff are Sean Armstrong, Neosho; JoJo Brinkhoff, Stella; Becky Embry-Kirby, Lanagan; Emily Gritten, Neosho; Ryan Land, Goodman; Crystal Moody, Rocky Comfort; Allie Oxford, Neosho; Hannah Scroggs, Joplin; Logan Stark, Neosho; Jesse Walls, Neosho; Mason Whitman, Neosho; and adviser Latonia Bailey, Goodman.
Attached please find the list of winners by category with their hometown or high school listed. I have attached it in an Excel file for sorting or a pdf for your convenience.