That's a wrap! Congratulations to all our winners. The Book Arts Bash now has its own domain name, and a brand new web site for a new Bash in 2010. Visit us here!

Please visit the Favorite Poem Project, and hear Americans read the poetry they love.

Lydia Netzer is a homeschooling mother of two, living in Norfolk VA. She holds a masters in literature from the University of Illinois at Chicago and has taught expository and creative writing at the college level in Chicago and Virginia. She blogs at

Sherene Silverberg is a homeschooling mother of twins, now living in Norfolk, Virginia. Prior to motherhood and immigration to the United States, she was a marketing executive in the pharmaceutical and natural medicines industries. Sherene holds degrees in mathematics, psychology and marketing from the Universities of the Witwatersrand and South Africa. She blogs at