June Contest Poll

By on Jun 28, 2010 in Contests

After a brief hiatus while my husband and I got to know our newborn baby boy, I’m finding time to get back to work. So it’s finally time to vote for the first Wild Violet monthly short-form contest. For this month’s contest, we have three entries, a little better than in May. Please let your friends know that the July topic will be coming soon.

The June topic was “Round and Round.”

The first entry is a poem, “Gizmo is Missing,” by Lindsey Renuard, which can be read at this link:


The second entry is a poem, “Incense,” by Amy M. Levy, which you can read at this link:


The third entry is a flash fiction piece, “Self Repair,” by Elizabeth J. Allen, at this link:


You can vote only once, so please choose carefully! The poll will be open until 11:30 a.m. on Monday, July 5.

The winner of the June contest will receive a Wild Violet rectangular magnet, publication, and will be eligible to compete as a finalist in the annual short-form contest.


Alyce Wilson is the editor of Wild Violet and in her copious spare time writes humor, non-fiction, fiction and poetry and infrequently keeps an online journal. Her first chapbook, Picturebook of the Martyrs; her e-book/pamphlet, Stay Out of the Bin! An Editor's Tips on Getting Published in Lit Mags ; her book of essays and columns, The Art of Life; her humorous nonfiction ebook, Dedicated Idiocy: How Monty Python Fandom Changed My Life, and her newest poetry collection, Owning the Ghosts, can all be ordered from her Web site, AlyceWilson.com. In late 2019, she published a volume of poetry by her third great-grandfather, Reading's Physician Poet: Poems by Dr. James Meredith Mathews, which also contains genealogical information about the Mathews family. She lives with her husband and son in the Philadelphia area and takes far too many photos of her handsome, creative son, nicknamed Kung Fu Panda.