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Announcing the Prize Winners for Safe to Chew (2015 Wicwas Anthology)!

Wicwas Press, LLC is proud to announce the contest winners for Safe to Chew: An Anthology (previously Wicwas 2015 Anthology contest).

The Third Place Prize of $200 is awarded to Dr. Christian W. TwoRivers who tackles concepts of fear and freedom within a prison yard in his story, “Sharing a Cell”. The Second Place Prize of $300 goes to Tabitha Peyton Wood, whose story, “Smoke”, eloquently portrays the relationship between a woman and a girl, and how they find common ground over a shared love of bees. The First Place Winner who will receive a Grand Prize of $500 is Benjamin Hance, whose story, “It Takes Time to Build a Home”, beautifully captures the idea of building a family over generations through insights that only come from time experience the help of beekeeping.

Robert G. Muir, Randy Kim and Lawrence Connor of Wicwas Press, LLC selected the finalists to appear in the anthology out of a total of over 200 submissions and, together with guest judge Cindy Bee, selected the recipients of the awards.

These winning pieces, among over 60 other submissions, appear in Safe to Chew: An Anthology. Preorder your copy today!


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Wicwas Press LLC is a specialty publisher focusing on honey bees and beekeeping. We offer our current titles as well as titles of merit from other publishers. If you are interested in a quantity of any title or group of titles, please contact me directly.

Several of our books are used as textbooks in bee schools and beekeeping training. Consider using Honey Bee Biology and Beekeeping and/or Bee-sentials: A Field Guide in your new beekeeper training or in the classroom. Several bee clubs have used the following titles for training in speciality classes: Queen Rearing Essentials, Bee Sex Essentials, and Increase Essentials.

On this site you will find information about our current publications, how to place an order, our PayPal bookstore, my speaking fees, past journal articles and publications and full versions of the webinars I have participated in over the past few years. My editor, Rob Muir, and webmaster, Alex Aivars and I have worked hard to develop a simple site containing a great deal of information. Should you have any questions, feel free to contact us.

-Lawrence J. Connor

Upcoming Programs

Date Title Location Registration
2015/07/09-2015/07/11 HAS 2015 Albion College, Michigan

Through June 14:
$100 3-day
$40   1-day 

After June 14:
$150 3-day
$60   1-day

2015/08/12-2015/08/14 Eastern Apicultural Society Guelph, Canada

Registration will open sometime in early May 2015.

2015/10/30-2015/10/31 Texas Beekeepers Association Texas
2015/11/06-2015/11/07 Mississippi Beekeepers Association Mississippi

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2015/11/21 Southern New England Beekeepers Assocation TBD