Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013 01:25 pm
Illinois Emerging Writers recently announced
The top three winners of the Gwendolyn Brooks Poetry Award in the ninth annual Illinois Emerging Writers Competition were just announced by Jesse White, secretary of state and state librarian.
- Jonathan G. Travelstead of Murphysboro took first place with his poem "DuPont Paint Factory"
- Pablo Otavalo of Chicago, second.
- Richard Holinger of Geneva, third.