2021 6th Annual H. Gene Murtha Memorial Contest Winners

First Place:

courtroom––
how white the shirt
of the rapist

— Arvinder Kaur


Second Place:

first cry . . .
I too am born
a mother

— Agnes Eva Savich


Third Place:

white privilege––
a protester asks
to use the bathroom

—Kelley White


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Issue #32 November 2020

David Graham
Quite Evenly Matched

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Announcing Winners of the 5th Annual
JANE REICHHOLD MEMORIAL HAIGA COMPETITION
Judged by Sandi Pray & Ron C. Moss
View winning Haiga with judges’ commentary ( PDF)

TRADITIONAL HAIGA
Judged by Sandi Pray

First Place
Salil Chaturvedi

Second Place
During Jaiye

Third Place
an’ya

Highly Commended
Jenny Fraser
Dubravka Scukanec
Geethanjali Rajan
Eugeniusz Zacharski
Marietta McGregor

PHOTOGRAPHIC
& MIXED MEDIA HAIGA
Judged by Ron C. Moss

First Prize
Nika

Second Prize
Christine L Villa

Third Prize
Marianne Paul

Highly Commended
Oscar Luparia
Lucky Triana
Jay Friedenberg


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2020 5th Annual H. Gene Murtha Memorial Senryu Contest Winners

First Place:

the lingering notes
of an out of tune piano
burying grandpa

— Louise Hopewell


Second Place:

lockdown loving
the surprise of wild
nose hairs

— Roberta Beary


Third Place:

chemotherapy
she takes a selfie with
the new wig

— Minal Sarosh 


Read all 2020 honorable mentions and judges’ comments (PDF)