Cash Awards to Writers

                                                           1988 - 2016

 

                                                            Heart ~ SecondWind ~ Nostalgia

$  7,025.00 Awards Nostalgia Magazine 1988-2000

       600.00 Awards SecondWind 2004 - 2005

    4,900.00 Awards Heart 2007 - 2016

$12,525.00 Total 1988 - 2016

Nostalgia began Fall 1986. 

Cash Awards began Spring 1988.

1988 Spring NOSTALGIA #4

Sandra June Partain - Columbus, OH

Nostalgia Poetry Contest $50.00
First Place: Homesickness

Jean Brabham McKinney - Anderson, SC

Nostalgia Poetry Contest   $25.00
Second Place: Homeplace


1988 Fall NOSTALGIA #5

Errol Miller - Monroe, LA

Nostalgia Poetry Award   $50.00
First Prize: Why Am I So Deeply Moved

Frank W. Appleby - Bradenton, FL

Nostalgia Poetry Award $25.00
Second Prize: Witin the Moat

John Wingo Long - Richmond, VA

Nostalgia Short Story Contest   $50.00
First Prize: Summer is not Forever

Harley L. Sachs - Houghton, MI

Nostalgia Short Story Contest   $25.00
Second Prize: The Moon and I

1989 Spring NOSTALGIA #6

Sharon Young - Chapel Hill, NC

Nostalgia Short Story Contest   $50.00
First Place: Hope Chest, 1955

Randeane Tetu - Haddam, CT

Nostalgia Short Story Contest  $25.00
Second Place: Aunt Ethel’s Secret Diary

R. Nikolas Macioci - Columbus, OH

Nostalgia Poetry Contest  $50.00
First Place: Wash Day

Diane Randolph - Los Alamos, NM

Nostalgia Poetry Contest  $25.00
Second Place: Reunion 1968-1988

1989 Fall NOSTALGIA #7

Marion McGuire - Long Beach, CA

Nostalgia Short Story Contest  $50.00
First Place: Streetlights

Allison Wilson - Jackson, MS

Nostalgia Short Story Contest  $25.00
Second Place: The Ups & Downs


Margaret F. Eicher - Saratoga Springs, NY

Nostalgia Poetry Contest  $50.00
First Place: Mass Aboard Troop Ship

Sally Buckner - Raleigh, NC

Nostalgia Poetry Contest   $25.00
Second Place: Reprise


1990 - Spring NOSTALGIA #8

T.R. Healy - Portland, OR

Nostalgia True Story Contest   $50.00
1st Place: The Blue Mouse

Jennifer Garrett - Edwardsville, IL

Nostalgia True Story Contest   $25.00
2nd Place: In Search of Lost Ladies

David Barr - Chevy Chase, MD

Nostalgia Poetry Contest   $50.00
1st Place: Carol

 

Elayne Clift - Potomac, MD

Nostalgia Poetry Contest   $25.00
2nd Place: Kitchens

1990 - Fall NOSTALGIA #9

Mark Scheel - Shawnee Mission, KS

Nostalgia Poetry Award   $100.00
Poem:  Rain

1991 Spring NOSTALGIA #10

Leona Mahler-Sussman - Cedar Grove, NJ

Nostalgia Poetry Award   $100.00
Poem:  So Far So Good

1991 Fall NOSTALGIA #11

Ann C. Turkle - Tallahassee, FL

Nostalgia Poetry Prize $100.00

Poem:  White Horse Field


1992 - Spring NOSTALGIA #12

Michael J. Sauntry - St. Paul, MN

Nostalgia Poetry Prize   $100.00
Poem:  Night on the Lake

1992 - Fall NOSTALGIA #13

James L. McPherson - New York, NY

Nostalgia Poetry Award   $100.00
Poem:  Sweepings

1993 - Spring NOSTALGIA #14

Eileen Kostiner - Storrs, CT

Nostalgia Poetry Award   $100.00
Poem:  Fiddler on the Roof


1993 - Fall NOSTALGIA #15

Kay Barnes - Dallas, TX

Nostalgia Poetry Award   $100.00
Poem:  After Quarreling

1994 - Spring NOSTALGIA #16

Kathleen Shumate - La Mesa, CA

Nostalgia Poetry Award  $100.00
Poem:  Home

1994 - Fall NOSTALGIA #17

Vesle Fenstermaker - Indianapolis, IN

Nostalgia Poetry Award   $100.00
Poem:  Depth of Field

1995 - Spring NOSTALGIA #18

Jane Hudson - West Hartford, CT

Nostalgia Poetry Award   $100.00
Poem:  Open House Sunday

1995 - Fall NOSTALGIA #19

Mary-Fair Boettcher - Enon, OH

Nostalgia Short Story Award   $100.00
Story:  The Journey

Marri Champie - Garden Valley, ID

Honorable Mention  $25.00

Story:  Tracks 


Dede Hammond - Zephyrhills, FL

Honorable Mention - $25.00
Story:  Little Things

Jack Addington - Dallas, TX

Honorable Mention -  $25.00
Story:  Monday Was Wash Day

Barbara J. Mayer - Mooresville, NC

Nostalgia Poetry Award   $100.00
Poem:  Coppertone

1996 Spring NOSTALGIA #20

Tamara J. Gismondi - Oklahoma City, OK

Nostalgia Short Story Award $100.00
Story:  Remember

Ita Willen - Littleton, CO

Honorable Mention $25.00
Story:  Bad Reichenhall, Germany


Susan Fitzgerald - Memphis, TN

Honorable Mention - $25.00
Story:  Reading the Silences

Joshua T. Wolf - Baltimore, MD

Honorable Mention  $25.00

Story:  Staying in Montana

J.B. Woodard - Berwick, ME

Honorable Mention  $25.00
Story:  Tearing Down the Walls

Jane Farrell - Green Bay, WI

Nostalgia Poetry Award  $100.00
Poem:  First Walk Into Spring

Jack Rickard - Phoenix, AZ

Honorable Mention $25.00
Poem:  Shrine

Steven M. Thomas - Florissant, MO

Honorable Mention  $25.00
Poem:  Snow

Rosemary Klein - Baltimore, MD

Honorable Mention  $25.00
Poem:  Their Marriage

1996 - Fall NOSTALGIA #21

Tammie Taylor Bullard - Memphis, TN

Nostalgia Short Story Award $150.00
Story:  The Channel Bridge

Jeff Webb - Panama City Beach, FL

Honorable Mention  $25.00
Story:  Delivering the Milk


James Rudy Humphreys - Auburn, WA

Honorable Mention  $25.00
Story:  The Greatest of These

R. Douglas Kappel - Elk Creek, NE

Nostalgia Poetry Award  $150.00
Poem:  The Windmills of Elk Creek

Jackson Ahrens - Van Nuys, CA

Honorable Mention $25.00

Poem:  No Intermission

Kathleen Kiehl - Ben Lomond, CA

Honorable Mention   $25.00
Poem:  His First Bus Ride

Glenna Holloway - Naperville, IL

Honorable Mention  $25.00
Poem:  Beacon

1997 - Spring NOSTALGIA #22

Bill Teter - Honolulu, HI

Nostalgia Short Story Award  $150.00
Story:  Girls’ Choice

LeAnn R. Ralph - Colfax, WI

Honorable Mention $25.00
Story:  Journey of the Day Lilies

Diana Anhalt - Lomas Chapultepec, MX

Honorable Mention $25.00
Story:  Family Migrations

Righton H. McCallum - Columbia, SC

Nostalgia Poetry Award $150.00
Poem:  Why I Seldom Write Long Poems

Charles Rammelkamp - Baltimore, MD

Honorable Mention $25.00
Poem:  Before Dawn

William Borden - Bemidji, MN

Honorable Mention $25.00
Poem:  Geese Fly South


Ruth Zimmerman - Morristown, NJ

Honorable Mention $25.00
Poem:  The Color of Celery

1997 - Fall NOSTALGIA #23

Lora Wade Watson- Concordia, KS

Nostalgia True Story Award $150.00
Story:  Whatsoever Things Are Good


Karen Andrews Idehara - Tucson, AZ

Honorable Mention $25.00
Story:  Grandfather Time


Dr. Sidney R. Weinberg - Delray Beach, FL

Honorable Mention  $25.00
Story:  A Cry From the Deep

 

Lora Wade Watson - Concordia, KS

Honorable Mention  $25.00
Story:  A Face Against the Window


Louise Gwathmey Weld - Johns Island, SC

Nostalgia Poetry Award  $150.00
Poem:  Ben Ghoil Farm


Linda Simone - Scarsdale, NY

Honorable Mention  $25.00
Poem:  The Visit


Del Turner - Sioux City, IA

Honorable Mention  $25.00
Poem:  As Trains Go By

Ronnie Rowell Baxley, Jr. - Barnwell, SC

Honorable Mention  $25.00
Poem:  The Sign Reads “Tear Stamps”


Joan Edwards - Reno, NV

Honorable Mention - $25.00
Poem:  Spiced with Cinnamon


1998 - Spring NOSTALGIA #24

Renie Szilak Burghardt - Doniphan, MO

Nostalgia Short Story Award  $150.00
Story:  Chicken Dreams Can Come True


Gladys M. Anthes - Cass City, MI

Honorable Mention  $25.00
Story:  There Are Still Some Left


Gordon Hanold - Alton, IL

Honorable Mention  $25.00
Story:  A Fan Blows Through It


James R. Clark - Lake Wylie, SC

Honorable Mention  $25.00
Story:  Hail to the Chief


Nancy W. Ward - Holliston, MA

Honorable Mention  $25.00
Story:  An Ode to My Oak


Cynthia Sheperd Jaskwhich - Greenville, SC

Nostalgia Poetry Award  $150.00
Poem:  Let ‘Em Work, Let ‘Em Live

Jean Hockman - Milton, WA

Honorable Mention  $25.00
Poem:  And Then The Visits Stopped


Jean Hockman - Milton, WA

Honorable Mention  $25.00
Poem:  Where I Belong


Vicki Stringer - Riverdale, NY

Honorable Mention  $25.00
Poem:  A Change of Tone


Sandy McPherson Carrubba - Buffalo, NY

Honorable Mention $25.00
Poem:  My Song


1998 - Fall NOSTALGIA #25

Lisa Brosnan - Lisle, IL

The Milestone Award  $150.00
Story:  Pigeon Watch Station 2


Angelyn Keegstra - Sand Lake, MI

Honorable Mention  $25.00
Story:  Rhapsody of Whales


Ruth Ward - Brooklyn, NY

Honorable Mention  $25.00
Story:  Knights of the Cinema


Sheri Weinberger - Palmer, AK

Honorable Mention  $25.00
Story:  Rock Recollections


Sharon Cook - Beverly Farms, MA

Honorable Mention  $25.00
Story:  The Woman in Room 316


Sandy McPherson Carrubba - Buffalo, NY

Notalgia Poetry Award $150.00
Poem:  Marking Time


Ingrid Jeffries - Indian Hills, CO

Honorable Mention  $25.00
Poem:  Remembering When Time Was


Colette Tennant - Salem, OR

Honorable Mention  $25.00
Poem:  Camouflaged Piano


Maria Ercilla - Los Angeles, CA

Honorable Mention  $25.00
Poem:  Waiting


Shawn Bohs - Kansas City, MO

Honorable Mention $25.00
Poem:  On The Bayou’s Edge

 

1999 - Spring NOSTALGIA #26

Andrew Littell - Cambridge, MA

The Milestone Award $200.00
Story:  Where It’s Warm

Aline Soukup - Pittsburgh, PA

Honorable Mention $25.00
Story:  Every Memory Has a Silver Lining


C.S. Perryess - Los Osos, Cal

Honorable Mention $25.00
Story:  Reasons


Dan Goldstein - San Ramon, CA

Honorable Mention  $25.00
Story:  Such Is The Way to the Stars


Bruce T. Campbell - Tucson, AZ

Honorable Mention  $25.00
Story:  The Conversation


Brad Harrison - Denver, CO

Nostalgia Poetry Award $200.00
Poem:  For All the Words Unsaid


Maria Ercilla - Los Angeles, CA

Honorable Mention  $25.00
Poem:  Perfection


Suzanna Borowica - Colden, NY

Honorable Mention  $25.00
Poem:  Evening in Paris


George Monagan - Canandaigua, NY

Honorable Mention  $25.00
Poem:  Flying With Angels


1999 - Fall NOSTALGIA #27

Brad Harrison - Denver, CO

Milestone Award $200.00
Story:  Wapati Crossing

 

Joseph E. Scalia - Farmingdale, NY

Honorable Mention $25.00
Story:  The Shave

 

Sharon Hazard - Elberon, NJ

Honorable Mention $25.00
Story:  Simple Security

 

Garnet Hunt White - Doniphan, MO

Honorable Mention  $25.00
Story:  Wilted Daisy Memories


Renie Burghardt - Doniphan, MO

Honorable Mention $25.00
Story:  Discovering The Joy of Giving


Rebecca Reed Cho - Littleton, CO

Honorable Mention  $25.00
Story:  What Is She


George L. Bristol - Austin, TX

Nostalgia Poetry Award  $200.00
Poem:  The Bond Books


Stephanie C. Sklar - Tucson, AZ

Honorable Mention $25.00
Poem:  Connective Tissue


Stell Holmquist - San Diego, CA

Honorable Mention  $25.00
Poem:  Sequence


Jen Cullerton Johnson - Chicago, IL

Honorable Mention  $25.00
Poem:  Searching for Ernesto


Rickie Bruce - Cut Off, LA

Honorable Mention  $25.00
Poem:  Wordless


2000 - Spring NOSTALGIA #28

Betty Buckley Finnegan - Portland, OR

Milestone Award, Story $200.00
Story:  The Real Santa Claus

D.B. Donahoe - Yellow Springs, OH

Honorable Mention  $25.00

Story:  Alabama Air Corp 1966

Harriet Denison - Portland, OR

Honorable Mention $25.00
Story:  Valhalla


Teresa Ruzic LaBella - Scarborough, Ontario, Canada (formerly Davenport, IA)

Honorable Mention $25.00
Story:  The Greatest of These


Dorothy Blackcrow Mack - Depoe Bay, OR

Honorable Mention $25.00
Story:  Once I Lived Without Money
Yet I Was Not Poor

Harmon Leete - W. Hartford, CT

Nostalgia Poetry Award $200.00
Poem:  Night Horses


Deborah DeNicola - Brookline, MA

Honorable Mention  $25.00
Poem:  The Homestead


Bethellen Levitan - San Francisco, CA

Honorable Mention  $25.00
Poem:  Long Hands


Pearl Stein Selinsky - Sacramento, CA

Honorable Mention  $25.00
Poem:  Tar Beach


Roger Crotty - Cincinnati, OH

Honorable Mention  $25.00

Poem:  Yesterday, And Cakes


2000 - Fall NOSTALGIA #29

Carin Wofford - Oxnard, CA

Milestone Award - Story  $200.00
Story:  A Long Up-Hill Climb


Grant Flint - Richmond, CA

Honorable Mention  $25.00
Story:  Open Mike At The Zoo

Leslie Bell - Kemp, TX

Honorable Mention  $25.00
Story:  Departing for the Big Time


James E. Shafer - New Bern, NC

Honorable Mention  $25.00
Story:  First Sermons

Lavern Frith - Sacramento, CA

Nostalgia Poetry Award $200.00
Poem:  Epistle to a First Born Brother


Melissa Frederick - Devon, PA

Honorable Mention  $25.00
Poem:  The Colors of God’s Hour

Kathy Kieth - Fair Oaks, CA

Honorable Mention  $25.00
Poem:  Gates


Peter Wiesen - Wallingford, CT

Honorable Mention  $25.00
Poem:  Halves (& Halves Knot)

George L. Bristol - Austin, TX

Honorable Mention $25.00
Poem:  In Contemplation of the Fortieth HS Reunion

2001 - Spring NOSTALGIA #30 Last Edition

No award in last edition.

$  7,025.00 Awards Nostalgia Magazine 1988-2000

       600.00 Awards SecondWind 2004 - 2005

    4,900.00 Awards Heart 2007 - 2016

$12,525.00 Total 1988 - 2016

                                              HEART AWARDS  

         
2016 HEART 11

Margaret Sharp

Knoxville, TN

Poem

Winter Field

$   500.00
2015 HEART 10

Annette Opalczynski

New Castle, DE

Poem

Death Vacation

$   300.00

2013 HEART 9

Ruth Hill

Chetwynd, BC - Canada

Poem

Words Become Me

$   500.00

2011 HEART 8

John Sibley Williams

Portland, OR

Poem

Icelandic Church

$   500.00

2010 HEART 7

Bo Niles

New York, NY

Poem

Etude

$   500.00

2009 HEART 6

Melinda Kemp Lyerly

Aberdeen, NC

Poem

A Farm Distant Cry

$   500.00

2009 HEART 5

John Thomas "J.T." Milford

Lake Charles, LA

Poem

Fishing by Moonlight

$   500.00

2008 HEART 4

Elizabeth Thomas

Columbia, CT

Poem

Sound View, August 1965

$   500.00

2008 HEART 3

Temple Cone

Annapolis, MD

Poem

The Dream of Meanings

$   500.00

2007 HEART 2

Elizabeth Bodien

Kempton, PA

Poem

September Remembering

$   300.00

2007 HEART 1

Judi K. Beach

Sedgwick, ME

Poem

The Heart Doesn't Break

$   300.00

      TOTAL AWARDS - HEART 2007 - 2016 $4,900.00

  7,025.00 Awards Nostalgia Magazine 1988-2000

       600.00 Awards SecondWind 2004 - 2005

    4,900.00 Awards Heart 2007 - 2016

$12,525.00 Total 1988 - 2016

SecondWind ~ 2004 - 2005

2004

SecondWind #3     Gina Ferrara

                              New Orleans, LA          Story:  Private Uncle

$300.00

2005

SecondWind #6     Brenda Kay Ledford,

                              Hayesville, NC             Poem:  Broken

$300.00
                                                                              TOTAL AWARDS - SecondWind $600.00