Myron L. Stokes
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Myron is a Readjustment Counseling Therapist and works with combat veterans. He is also a USAF veteran who has been writing poetry and fiction with a passionate and dedicated purpose for twelve years. Myron has work published in Margie, International Journal of American Poetry 2005 and the Ellen LaForge Poetry Prize 2007. He has short stories that won honorable mentions in the Writer's Digest Literary Competition and the Lorian Hemingway Literary Competition. Myron lives in Oak Park, Illinois and expects to earn an MFA in Creative Writing in 2013.
Winning Entry: For My Ancestors
Contest Won: Margaret Reid Poetry Contest for Traditional Verse 2012, First Prize
Winning Entry: The Whittler
Contest Won: Tom Howard/John H. Reid Poetry Contest 2012, Most Highly Commended