2011 New Mexico Honor Scroll Award
Phyllis Hotch, 83, Taos, is a retired English teacher. She is a board member of SOMOS, writing organization in Taos, and author of two published chapbooks, A Little Book of Lies (Blinking Yellow Books, 1993) and No Longer Time (La Alameda Press, 2001). This is her first appearance as a winner in the annual Senior Poets Laureate poetry competition for American poets 50 and older. Her sign of the zodiac is Capricorn.