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Text Box: Open Regional Photography Exhibit

Best of Show
Larry Wright - Grain Elevator

Adult First
Brian Burnell - Box Car Detail

Adult Second 
Fatima Ortega - State of Mind

Adult Third
Trish Niemi - Bee Hives

Teen First
Katie Kelm - Done All Wrong

Teen Second
Artur Hmait - Untitled

Teen Third
Elissa Franks - Lost

Honorable Mention

Garrett Wiggins - No Parking (teen)
Mary Jane Popp - Printer Glitch (teen)
Kipling Bose - I Spy (teen)

LuAnn Ostergaard - Golden Summer (adult)
Bernice Chavez - Untitled (adult)
Robert McLean - The Boxer (adult)

Michael McGriff is the co-author, with J. M. Tyree, of the linked story collection Our Secret Life in the Movies, which was selected as one of NPR’s Best Books of 2014. His poetry collections include Early Hour, Black Postcards, Home Burial, and Dismantling the Hills. He is the translator of Nobel laureate Tomas Traströmer’s The Sorrow Gondola, and is the editor of a volume of David Wevill’s essential writing, To Build My Shadow a Fire. He is a former Stegner Fellow and Jones Lecturer at Stanford University, and his work has been honored with a Lannan Literary Fellowship, a Ruth Lilly Fellowship, and a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. His writing has appeared in The New York TimesPoetry, American Poetry Review,Poetry London, and on NPR’s Weekend Edition Sunday and PBS NewsHour. For several years he has mentored young writers as a Visiting Writer at American International School in Vienna, Austria, and as a faculty member in the Kenyon Review Young Writers Workshop. He is a member of the creative writing faculty at the University of Idaho.