The 2017 Hessler Street Fair poetry contest reading was at the Happy Dog at the Euclid Tavern tonight. Some great poems, and great performances.
Congrats to the winners of the 2017 Hessler Street Fair Poetry Contest:
- First place (tie):
- Vince Robinson, "Star Struck"
- Christine Howey, "I Was a Male Impersonator for 40 Years"
- Second place:
- Devlinbleu Chambers "Environmental Super Nova"
- Third Place:
- Keely Aaliyah, "I Am a Soldier"
|The winning poets at Happy Dog: (left to right) Keely Aaliyah, Christine Howey, Devlinbleu Chambers, Vince Robinson (photo by GL)|
The winners will perform on the main stage at the Hessler Street Fair June 3-4 2017 11 am to dusk (watch this space for details of the time), and simulcast live on WRUW-FM 91.1. The Hessler Street Fair Poetry Anthology (published by Writing Knights Press) with the winning poems as well as all the contributed poems for the contest, will be available at the Mac's Backs booth at the fair, or can be purchased for $14.00 from Mac's Backs Books on Coventry or from Writing Knights Press.