Linda Gelbrich (Corvallis) received an award from the Benton County Trust on January 24, 2012 for her service
to the arts.
Michele M. Graf's (Eugene) poetry anthology Lifelines (by the Poetic Muselings, Michele M. Graf, Editor and Poet) received recognition in the 2011 Preditors and Editors Readers Poll in three categories:
Best Poets: #3--The Poetic Muselings
Book/Ebook Cover Artwork: #3--Lifelines
by Lin Neiswender
Best Anthologies: #10.
Apollo's Lyre Ezine placed #3 in the 2011 Preditors and Editors Readers Poll, Best Poetry Ezine category.
MIchele M. Graf is editor of the Apollo's Lyre poetry section, which has published an international array as well as local poets during her editorship.
Catherine McGuire (Sweet Home)
Poem "Lucky Fog" was the winner of the 2012 Seven CirclePress Poetry Prize.
Jean Marie Purcell (Eugene)
Two Second Prizes (Limerick and Pirouette)
2011 Poetry Society of Tennessee Contest
Ralph Salisbury (Eugene) has won the River Teeth Literary Nonfiction Book Prize: $1000, plus publication, in 2013, of his memoir, So Far, So Good.