Greenburgh Arts And Culture

         "We celebrate the creative arts!"

Sarah Bracey White, Executive Director. Advisory Board: Kevin Morgan, Town Board Liaison; Hope Corbin, President; Gwen Cort, Carolyn McNair, Jim Miller, and Barbara Mohr


    Winners & Finalists – Greenburgh’s 41st Annual Poetry Contest, 2012      


Juvenile Category (6-10 years old)


1st  Place:  Madhavi Shashank, Scarsdale “Seventeen Ways of  Looking at Wonder”            $50

2nd Place:   Eliana Neill, Croton-on-Hudson, “Before I Ate      My Bread”                               $25

3rd Place:   Deviki Arora, Scarsdale, “Secrecy”                                                                        $15


                        Renata Bourin, New York City, “Renata Speaks of Bullying

                        Max Cardi, New York City, “The Feeling Under”

                        Molly Greenholz, Tarrytown, “Born Another Way”

                        Nicole Greenhut, New York City, “The Mask That Hides”

                        Aspyn Royster, White Plains, “Strange”

                        Katie Yurek, Croton-on-Hudson, “Girl in the Mirror”


Juvenile Category (11 & 12 years old)


1st  Place:        Lauren Tannenbaum, Briarcliff Manor, “Fifth Grade               $50

2nd Place:        Anika Agarwal, Scarsdale, “Astrologer”                                  $25

3rd Place:        Khanan Ben-Dan, New Hempstead, “Burning”                         $15


Anika Arora, Scarsdale, “Wilderness

Ryan Bieber, Cortlandt Manor, “Snow

Sally Ho, Scarsdale, “Crying

T’Kavdiyah Noel, Brooklyn, “Why Is the Sky Blue?

Sofia Rossi, South Salem, “Stormy Boat

Mandira Shashank, Scarsdale, “Time

Mackenzie Tatananni, Irvington, “I Could Have Been


Student Category (13-18 years old)             


1st Place:   Emily Yankowitz, Scarsdale, “They Stand for Equality”               $100

2nd Place:  Johanna Ramm, Hastings, “The Steady State Theory                   $  50

3rd Place:  Ann Kamerman, Bedford Hills, “Here I Am”                                  $  25


Elizabeth Nutig, Tarrytown, “Life

Stephanie Rogers, Pleasantville, “Writing the Poem"

Cassandra Sperry, New Rochelle, “A Single Blade of Grass


Adult Category


1st Place:   Howard Sage, New York City, “Gray Sweater Wave”                 $100

2nd Place:  Gillian Lynn Katz, Scarsdale, “Midnight”                                        $ 50

3rd Place:   Maryann McCarra-Fitzpatrick, Peekskill, “The Coach Painter    $ 25


Andrea L. Alterman, Hastings-on-Hudson, “Alleluia

Cindy Beer-Fouhy, Crompond, “Why I Live in the Woods

Nancy Craig, Scarsdale, “Higher Math

Diane Piankian Geiger, New Rochelle, “Rendezvous

Georgette G. Gouveia, White Plains, “Thoughts on Sam Taylor Wood’s Robert Downey, Jr.

Adrienne Hernandez, Hartsdale, “Shelbourne, Vermont

Susan Lusardi, Cortlandt Manor, “Simpson Street

Marjorie Mir, Bronxville, “Divining

Linda Simone, New York City, “Sowing Time