Judges and winners in our 22nd Annual Poetry & Prose Contest
will be announced at our monthly meeting October 24. Names of
winners and judges will be posted on our website’s Contests
I read stellar entries from the U.S., Canada and Australia,”
Contest Manager Yvonne Erwin reported. “We received 230
submissions, a 22% increase over last year. SWG members had
87 submissions, an increase of 36% over last year. Some
“Our entries came from: Arkansas, California, Florida, Iowa, Illinois, Kansas,
Massachusetts, Missouri (77), North Carolina, Nebraska, Ohio, New York, Oklahoma,
Oregon, Virginia, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, Australia, and Quebec. A woman
from Virginia sent eleven entries. We gained two members, one from Tennessee
and one from Ohio.”
Our October 24th meeting will be busy. Contest winners will be announced,
attorney Topper Glass will speak on writers’ rights, and we will elect officers for
2016. You won’t want to miss this one.
|Write like nobody will ever read it.
Edit like the whole world will.
Sharon Melton Lippincott
|Springfield Writers' Guild
A Chapter of Missouri Writers' Guild
Harold F. “Topper” Glass