Kevin has been a past judge of the competition. He is the president of the RBS Fascinating Crimes RBS chapter in New York. In 1999 he founded the Dorothy Parker Society and serves as president. He is the author of "A Journey into Dorothy Parker's New York" and with Nat Benchley, is the co-editor of the new book "The Lost Algonquin Round Table" (Donald Books-iUniverse). Link for the book: http://www.donaldbooks.com/catalogue.html
Other winners in this competition are:
- Second place: Brenda Pontiff of Los Angeles, Calif. for A Teensy Weensy Renaissance.
- Third place: Con Chapman of Weston, Mass. for Foundations of Western Logic , and
- Fourth place: B. Elwin Sherman of Bethlehem, N.H. for A Woman At Home
Preliminary plans for this year's gathering were set during a recent tele-conference among Horace Digby (2005 RBS Humor Award Winner), Kevin Fitzpatrick, Wiliam Goldsmith (Chairman of the "Uncle Edith Chapter" RBS Chapter in Los Angeles), Chris Morgan, Tom Saunders, David Trumbull, and Mary DiZazzo Trumbull
HOW TO ENTER THE 2010 ROBERT BENCHLEY SOCIETY HUMOR WRITING COMPEITION
Details of how to enter this year's contest will announced at the Annual Gathering in Boston, July 16-18 and will be post online immediately following that event. The rules of the contest and procedures for judging will be the same, or very nearly the same, as they were for the 2009 contest, the winner of which will be recognized at the July 17 dinner.