Winners have been announced in the American Mothers of Utah annual literature contest.

All first- and second-place winning entries are eligible for national competition.Poetry winners: Leah Wilcox, Cedar Hills, Utah County, first place; Michelle Hunsaker, Logan, second; Mildred Barthel, Logan, third place; Julia Barrett, Logan, and Jane Brady, American Fork, honorable mention.

Short story winners: Marcia Ford, Bountiful, first place; Natalie Yocum Wong, Ogden, second; A. Marie Hafen, St. George, third; and Wendy Roberts, Provo, honorable mention.

Winners in the essay/article category: Claudine B. Gordon, Salt Lake City, first; Janet Larsen Carroll, North Logan, second; Frances Burtenshaw, Logan, third; Janice Graham, Pleasant Grove; Debbie Kartchner, Layton; and Mary Ann Swenson, Cedar Hills, all honorable mention.