Bus Lines Winners Announced

May 7, 2013

Wendy Vardaman and Sarah Busse, Madison's Poets Laureate proudly announce the eight 2013 selected poets for Bus Lines, a high school poetry competition that prints selected poems on placards right above the seats on Metro Transit busses. Poems are posted on the Metro Transit website at http://www.cityofmadison.com/metro/Poetry/2012.cfm

• Maria Avina, Grade 12, Madison West High School
• Anthony Cordio, Grade 10, Malcolm Shabazz High School
• Giulia Ferreira, Grade 12, Malcolm Shabazz High School
• Isabel Karp, Grade 10, Memorial High School
• Cody Mattews, Grade 11, Malcolm Shabazz High School
• Gen McCarthy, Grade 9, Abundant Life Christian School
• Angelo Spagnola, Grade 12, Malcolm Shabazz High School
• Natalie Treleven, Grade 11, Malcolm Shabazz High School

Students whose poetry was selected for Bus Lines are invited to give a public reading of their work at the 21st Annual Poetry Marathon at Olbrich Gardens on June 23, 2013 (Bus Lines poets will read sometime between 2:00pm and 2:30pm)

Bus Lines, is a collaborative project involving: Madison's Poets Laureate; Madison Arts Commission; Metro Transit; Madison Metropolitan School District; and Madison Public Library.

  • Karin Wolf, Arts Program Administrator, (608) 261-9134
  • Mick Rusch, Metro Transit Marketing & Custo, (608) 266-4466