Volume 1: 2001

Volume 1, Spring 2001

The Spring 2001 Issue of Dogwood: A Journal of Poetry and Prose was the inaugural issue of the magazine, establishing a tradition of fine poetic and literary pieces that continue today. The cover is a compilation of nine artistic works, all still life of fruit. The artists are Nora Moran, Ryan Misoek, Marissa Giannini, Laura-Marie Seeberg, Roland Streidt, JoAnne McConnach, Nicole Ballan, and Kimberly Siebel. This inaugural issue was dedicated to Dr. Beverly Kahn, “whose vision and commitment made this magazine a reality.”

2001 Dogwood Award Winners


1st Prize – “Mastering the Fall” by Elton Glaser

2nd Prize- “With These Words” by Maria Terrone

3rd Prize – “Advice for the Working Mother” by Allison Joseph


1st Prize – “The Girl on the Mailbox” by John Tait

2nd Prize – “Dues es Machina” by Tom Hazuka

3rd Prize –  “Breaking Surface” by Don McMillan


Michael C. White

Kim Bridgford



“Mastering the Fall” by Elton Glaser

 “With These Words” by Maria Terrone

“Advice for the Working Mother” by Allison Joseph

“Still Like Toward Evening” by Michael Hettich

Braiding” and “Witch”  by Katherine Machan

“Second Child” by Sarah Kennedy

“St. Francis in Disney World” and “Learning from Houses” by Jack Ridl

“Study in Agriculture”‘ and “The Death of Don Emanuel” by Gaylord Brewer

“Gaze” by John Meredith Hill

“To Hold You In” by William Snyder Jr.

“Dead End” and “Home Cemetery” and “Exiled” by Marcia Denius

“news item : Police seek African American man , last seen wearing cornrows and a brown bomber jacket” by Mary Loving Blanchard

“St. Bernadette of Lourdes” by Molly Kugel

“Skip the World” by Nick Hill

“Guinevere: The Trap” by Margaret Lloyd

“The Slaughter” by Kristine Somerville

“Scorned is Scorned” by R. Flowers Rivera

“Coyote Blues” by Jarret Keene

“What Makes a Poem, Or Caliban Sees Religion as a Dark, Dark Cave” by Virgil Suarez


“The Girl on the Mailbox” by John Tait

“Dues ex Machina” by Tom Hazuka

Don McMillan,  “Breaking Surface” by Don McMillian

“Old Believers” by Gary Eller

Kerin Flatley, “Dusk” by Kerin Flatley

“When Is a Door Not a Door?” by Patti McNair




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