Winners of the VTS Poetry Contest 2018
- First Place Prize: The Three Flames by Deborah L.Kelly, Prince George, British Columbia, Canada.
- Second Place Prize: Paper Boat by Nabin Kumar Chhetri, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
- Third Place Prize: Wisdom’s Stone by Candice James, New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada.
Shortlisted Entries (Top 10):
In alphabetical order by the poets’ last names.
- Whisper from Deep Within, by Bong-Ja Ahn
- Paper Boat, by Nabin Kumar Chhetri
- What is Hope, by Joyce Goodwin
- Wisdom’s Stone, by Candice James
- The Three Flames, by Deborah L. Kelly
- Changing Tides, by Janet Kvammen
- In Praise of the Hummingbird Hawkmoth, by Kate Rogers
- Birth Marks of Faith and Reason, by Betty Scott
- Song of Hope, by Carla Shafer
- Pronouns of the World, by Celeste Snowber
Award Ceremony: 1:30pm, Saturday December 01, 2018
Ceremony Venue: Auditorium, Justice Institute of BC
715 McBride Boulevard
New Westminster, BC V3L 5T4
How to get there: http://www.jibc.ca/campuses/new-westminster
The Award Ceremony is part of the Celebration of Poetry event of the West Coast Tagore Festival 2018 – New Westminster.
Details of the Celebration of Poetry event: www.facebook.com/events/529234704215578/