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Niomi Rohn Phillips is congratulated by Jerry Mevissen. (Submitted photo)

Phillips earns awards at writers alliance festival

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Niomi Rohn Phillips, a member of the Jackpine Writers' Bloc, was awarded first place for creative nonfiction for "Thirteenth Summer" and Honorable Mention for her poetry, below, at the Brainerd Writers Alliance Fall Festival held Oct. 27.


Jackpine Writers' Bloc member Jerry Mevissen served as judge and presented awards for fiction.

Remembering Hawaii

in Heartland Manor

she gazes at wheat fields

from the window of her room

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