“The Ritual of Smoking” by Rhonda Zimlich
“Dear You” by Fay Dillof
“Arbor Day” by Rebecca Timson
This year’s contest judges were Daisy Hernández (nonfiction), Ellen Doré Watson (poetry), and Ladee Hubbard (fiction). Visit Dogwood’s website for a celebration of each of the winners with words from the judges and bios for the winning writers.