Over 400 Haiku from 64 poets were submitted for Riverbeats Live 09.
Entries were numbered and names of writers removed.
We are delighted to announce the following awards:
* “Best Three Haiku by one Writer”
Judged by NWG Inc editors Sue Crawford, Glenn Anderson
Joint 1st Place: Nathalie Buckland and Quendryth Young (Book awards)
Joint 2nd Place: John Bird and Margaret Louise Grace (Certificates)
Commended: Roberta Beary, Lorin Ford, Mark Miller
Also on the shortlist were: Brian Bell, Liz Rule
* “Haiku that best captures the Spirit of Riverbeats”
Judged by Riverbeats Musical Director, Dale Barlow:
Gayle Barbagallo ($100)