Poetry Contest

Winners of the VTS Poetry Contest 2018

  • First Place PrizeThe Three Flames by Deborah L.Kelly, Prince George, British Columbia, Canada.
  • Second Place PrizePaper Boat by Nabin Kumar Chhetri, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
  • Third Place PrizeWisdom’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 VenueAuditorium, Justice Institute of BC
                                   715 McBride Boulevard

                                   New Westminster, BC V3L 5T4
                                   Map: https://goo.gl/maps/4PiFaHDdX3U2
                                   How to get there: http://www.jibc.ca/campuses/new-westminster
                                   Free Parking

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 eventwww.facebook.com/events/529234704215578/

Earlier contests can be found here: 20172016