Winners of the 1973 Relief Society–Ensign short story and poem contests have been selected. The contest is sponsored to stimulate creative writing among Latter-day Saint women. Winners for 1973 are:
Short Story. First place ($100), Barbara A. Lewis, Salt Lake City, for “Lilies Grow Wild” (printed on page 28). Second place ($75), Jeanine Rutishauser, Los Angeles, for “The Foreigner.” Third place ($60), Mildred Barthel, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, for “Take to the Path Gently.” The second- and third-place winners will appear in subsequent issues of the Ensign.
Poem. First place ($50), Helen Marr Cook, Ogden, Utah, for “Earth Woman” (page 24). Second place ($40), Lucille Rampton Perry, Bountiful, Utah, for “Of Breath and Sound” (page 26). Third place ($30), Reba Beth Russell, Champaign, Illinois, for “Love, Forever” (page 27).