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Area poets receive awards

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Jackpine Writers Bloc members Niomi Rohn Phillips of Park Rapids and Marion Hotley of Nevis were recent award winners at the 17th annual Northwoods Art and Book Festival held Aug. 18 in Hackensack.


Roth Phillips won a Works of Merit award and Hotley earned Popular Choice distinction.

A committee selected six poems as winners for Works of Merit. Those attending the festival had an opportunity to vote for their favorite poems, six chosen for the Popular Choice category.

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