2009 LAND Creative Writing Journal

Poetry

"Architecture"
Nora Stone

Mentor: Holly Wren Spaulding
Northwestern Michigan College

"Empty Cage"
Rick Manges

Mentor: JodiAnn Stevenson
Delta College

"Missing Mother"
Jane M. Mitchem

Mentor: Bonnie Janeshek
Bay de Noc Community College

Fiction

"Spider"
Katy Haas

Mentor: Jeff Vande Zande
Delta College

"Green Wrapper"
Jessie Kramer

Mentor: Clark Iverson
Macomb Community College

"The Lust of Loneliness"
Mary Giermann

Mentor: Mary Tayler and Gretchen Cline
Muskegon Community College

Essay

"Spawn of the Schizophrenic"
Julia Lombardo

Mentor: Clark Iverson
Macomb Community College

"Five"
Jamison Knudsen

Mentor: Ron Brown
Delta College

"The Joy of Chickens"
Alice Snively

Mentor: Jim Fatka
Montcalm Community College

Judges

    Poetry
    Jeffrey Bean

    Associate Professor of English
    Central Michigan University

    Fiction
    Emma Ramey

    Affiliate Professor of Writing
    Grand Valley State University

    Essay
    John Schneider

    Columnist
    Lansing State Journal