Fifth Annual Wild Violet Writing Contest Winners (2007)
Jerry Ryan is an award-winning freelance writer and sports columnist who has had poetry published in The Prairie Light Review, won the Mountainland Publishing Poetry Grand Prize and received an award for the best U.S entry in the Fifth International Poetry Contest in the Firstwriter.com Magazine. He also won the Short-Short Story award in the national humor magazine, the Funny Paper. In May 2007, St. Martins Press published the short story, "A.K.A.", in the anthology, Next Stop Hollywood; Short Stories Bound for the Screen. For more information, visit his website.