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Images d'hiver

Winter has come.
Choose your stillness.



Images, copyright 2006, Ysabel de la Rosa

2006 Year in Review

It was a year packed with commercial activity for me in publishing and advertising, but I managed to keep the literary wheels turning.

My poem "Inside the Circle," written in homage to artist Mil Lubroth, was a finalist for the 2006 Pablo Neruda Poetry Award, sponsored by Nimrod International Literary Journal. The award is given to a long poem, up to 9 pages. An excerpt of "Inside the Circle" is scheduled for publication in Nimrod in 2007.

Various of my poems were accepted in 2006 for publication in 2007 in: Eclipse, published at Glendale Community College in California, Southwest American Literature, and the Meridian Anthology of Contemporary Poetry.

And the winner wasn't . . . no prize for DreamBones from the Writer's Digest Self-Published Book Awards, but there was praise from the contest judge for the book, which rated a 14 out of a possible 15-point score:

"Shelia Campbell has a great command and facility for language that is lacking in so many se…