OUR LITERARY AWARDS—CIRCA 2014

OUR LITERARY AWARDS—CIRCA 2014

THE 20TH OJO AWARDS LUNCHEON

With Ed Tasca, John Ward, Mark Sconce, Diana Rowland, Ron Knight and Roberto Ortiz providing the super entertainment, the latest luncheon was one of our best ever. To our winners—heartiest congratulations, and to the other nominees, we send along our thanks, and say to them: Wait’ll Next Year!

 

Tom-EckHUMOR

1. Driving in Guadalajara is Easy

Suzie Lovten  – Jan.’14

2. The Dating Game-Revisited  

Tom Eck – Jan.’14

3. Dis in the Afternoon

Ed Tasca – May’14

4. Sex, Money and Spam

Sandy Olson  – May’14

5. But What I Really Meant        

Kathy Koches – July’14

 

 

Margaret-PorterPROFILE

1. Timothy Ruff               

Herbert Piekow  -Dec.’13

2. Miguel Mora

Rob Mohr – Apr.’14

3. Rita Golden Gelman

Kelly Hayes-Raitt – May’14

4. Linda Buckthorpe

Elsa Wasserman  – Apr.’14

5. Charlie Klestadt

Margaret Porter – Aug.’14

 

 

Carol-BowmanFICTION

1. Emily’s Last Stand

by Dorothy Blanchard – Feb.’14

2. The Automat

by Patricia Hemingway – Feb. ‘14

3. El Cadejo

by Roberto Moulun – Sep. ’14

4. Wisdom of the Pueblo

by Margaret Van Every – June ‘14

5. The Girl on the Shingle Roof

by Carol Bowman – Aug. ’14

 

 

Lorin-SwinehartHISTORICAL

1. Sweet Mother of Mexico

Herbert Piekow – Nov.’13

2. La Malinche

Shep Lenchek – Nov.’13

3. Remembering FDR

Beverly Bandler – Mar.’14

4. The Crucifixion of Jesus

Lorin Swinehart – Apr.’14

5. The City Beneath the City

Lorin Swinehart – Jun.’15

 

 

marck-sconcePOEM

1. Transformation

Rob Mohr – Nov.’13

2. Requiem for a Child

Rachel McMillan – Feb.’14

3. Father Hunting

John Dodds – June’14

4. The Day After

Mark Sconce – Sep.’14

5. Gift of Love

Libby Colterjohn – Aug.’14

 

 

michael-warrenCOLUMN

1. Bridge By the Lake

By Ken Masson

2. Front Row Center

By Michael Warren

3. The Poet’s Niche

By Mark Sconce

4. The Ghosts Among Us

By Fred Mittag

5. Anita’s Animals

By Jackie Kellum

 

 

Herbert-PiekowFEATURE

1. The Gift

Margaret Porter – Nov.’13

2. Winners

Neil McKinnon – Nov.’13

3. The Old Mexican Man

Mary Morgan – Dec.’13

4. Mexico’s Most Surprising Export

Catherine Lancaster – Dec.’13

5. Wildlife Crime

Lorin Swinehart – Jan.’14

6. Breach Birth of 2nd Amendment

Ed Tasca – Jan.’14

7. Baja Brownies

Mike Miller – May’14

8. This House is a Home

Herbert Piekow – July’14

9. Looking Older with Attitude

Sunny Glessner  – July’14

10. Hurt Hawks/Broken Herons

Lorin Swinehart – May’14

 

 

antonio-ramblesBOOK REVIEW

1. Holding Hands with a Stranger by Margaret Van Every

Review by Jim Tipton – Feb.’14

2. Dark Moon Rising by Rachel McMillan

Review by Antonio Rambles – June’14

3. People of the Abyss by Jack London

Review by Lorin Swinehart – July’14

4. Are the Keys in the Freezer by Pat Woodell

Review by Pat Hemingway  – May’14

5. Shadow Love by Rob Mohr

Review by Herbert Piekow – Nov.’13

 

LONG-TIME CONTRIBUTORS

Jim Tipton

Kay Davis

Fred Mittag

Ilse Hoffman

Rob Mohr

Robert Tennison

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Jim Tipton

Robert-Tennison

 

Robert Tennison

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