2013 Mersmann Award Winners

The 2013 Mersmann Awards and Open Mic Competition were held on Wednesday, December 4.
Best Reading of a Poem by Another Author
1st: Chris Suda
2nd: Emmett Christolear
Best Reading of an Original Poem
1st: Jason Walker
2nd: Sunney Poyner
Prizes were books of poetry by Jim Mersmann and others, provided by Jim Mersmann and Adam Vines. James Braziel, Adam Vines, Jim Mersmann, Tina Braziel, and Lauren Slaughter judged the competition.
Chris Suda and Jason Walker
Chris Suda
Emmett Christolear
Jason Walker
Sunney Poyner
Jim Mersmann reads "Ode to Adam"

(All photos by Bethany Mitchell)