Category: 2012 Winners

The ACM Seventh Place Dante Award to k.i.m.

Athanatos Christian Ministries Presents The Dante Award Seventh Place to k.i.m. Cambria, California (19 and Up Category) Bio k.i.m. is a fine artist & sometime writer located in California. She once worked as Managing Editor for Computer Instructor Magazine and as Editorial Assistant for Photographer’s Forum and Pacific Purchaser Magazines. Her poetry & fiction have…

Hieropraxis Sixth Place Dorothy Sayer’s Award to Gail Howitt

Hieropraxis Presents The Dorothy Sayer’s Award Sixth Prize To Gail Howitt for her story, The Narwhal Glendale, Arizona (19 and Up Category) Inspired by her High School literature teacher who introduced her to Flannery O’Connor, Gail Howitt began a life-long love affair with the Short Story genre.  She was raised in Hanover Park, Illinois and…

ACM JRR Tolkien Award for Fifth Place to Aaron Branch

Athanatos Christian Ministry’s JRR Tolkien Award Fifth Place Goes to Aaron Branch Tulsa, Oklahoma (19 and Up Category) Bio Born near Rockford, Illinois, Aaron is in the middle of his family medicine residency training in Tulsa, Oklahoma. In his early twenties, after exhausting his hedonistic pursuits and coming up empty, he found meaning in the…

The Bard and Book Fourth Place Flannery O’Connor Award to Andrew Bogner

Andrew Bogner

The Bard and Book 2012 Flannery O’Connor Award for 4th Place Goes to Andrew Bogner Hutchinson, Kansas (19 and Up Category) Bio When Andrew is not writing, he spends time with his wife and two young children. He makes his home in Hutchinson, KS, which has both a large Amish population and one of the…

GK Chesterton Second Place Writing Award to Chuck Wasielewski

The Confident Christianity GK Chesterton Award Second Prize Goes to Chuck Wasielewski Apalachin, New York (19 and Up Category) I still remember marveling as a child at how Sunday School teachers could reveal shining life lessons buried within a great story. Beyond just entertaining, a story can remove all presuppositions and cause us to think…

George Herbert Runner Up Award to Holly Munn

The  George Herbert Award   Goes to Holly Munn for her poem, Lamentation Kalamazoo, Michigan (Poetry Category) Bio Holly Munn resides in Kalamazoo, Michigan, with her husband Chad; and their five children. Loves to express herself through writing and finds the fingerprint of God wherever she looks. Discuss this story on ACM’s Discussion Forum Important…

Francis Thompson Runner Up Award to Hannah Harmon

The Francis Thompson Award Goes to Hannah Harmon for her poem, Face Behind Bars Imperial, Nebraska (Poetry Category) Bio My name is Hannah Harmon, I’m 19 years old and I am currently attending bible school in Wyoming. From an early age God has given me a love for words. I am fascinated by they way…

ACM Third Place John Donne Poetry Award to Jared Olson

Athanatos Christian Ministries Presents The John Donne Award for Third Place to Jared Olson New Hope, Minnesota (Poetry Category) Bio Currently a senior in high school, Jared is in the midst of completing his second year of PSEO (Post Secondary Enrollment Option.) It was during his first year as a PSEO student, as a high…

Hieropraxis T.S. Eliot Poetry Award to Andrew Bogner

The Hieropraxis T.S. Eliot Award for 2nd Place Goes to Andrew Bogner Hutchinson, Kansas (Poetry Category) Bio When Andrew is not writing, he spends time with his wife and two young children. He makes his home in Hutchinson, KS, which has both a large Amish population and one of the nation’s best space exploration museums. …

Hieropraxis Gerard Manley Hopkins Poetry Award to Therese Eby

The Hieropraxis Gerard Manley Hopkins Award for 1st Place Goes to Therese Eby Irving, Texas (Poetry Category) Bio Rising from the barely surmountable odds of having had a normal, happy childhood, Therese Eby yet aspires to the rank of Artiste. She was nourished from infancy with a fare of Epic heroism, classical verse and delicious…

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