MERITAGE PRESS ANNUAL HOLIDAY POETRY CONTEST!
Mom's still going strong. Yesterday, I asked her if she wanted to judge Meritage Press' annual Holiday Poetry Contest for Filipino poets worldwide. She said Yep, explaining, "I certainly should diversify my time beyond Lee Child." Chuckle. Anyway, go HERE for details!
Some strong winners over the past years:
2009: Michelle Peñaloza (Judge: Aileen Ibardaloza)
2008: Rodrigo V. Dela Pena Jr. (Judge: Bino A. Realuyo)
2007: Naya S. Valdellon & Marcel L. MiIliam (Judge: Eric Gamalinda)
2006: Joel M. Toledo (Judge: Michelle Bautista)
2005: Arkaye Velasquez Kierulf (Judge: Jean Vengua)
2004: Joel H. Vega (Judge: Sarah Gambito)
2003: Luisa A. Igloria (Judge: Patrick Rosal)
2002: Naya S. Valdellon & Michella Rivera-Gravage (Judge: Oliver de la Paz)
2001: Carlomar Arcangel Daoana (Judge: Nick Carbo)