A quick followup on a lovely story.
In 2020, author Jolie Phuong Hoang wrote an essay called June Sisters that was shortlisted for the Storyteller's Award. The incredibly moving story reflected Jolie's own experiences escaping Vietnam as a child. While June Sisters did not win the contest that year, Jolie went on to publish a full length work THREE FUNERALS FOR MY FATHER, outlining the harrowing experiences and their echoes for Jolie and her family since fleeing Vietnam. The book has...
Today's the day, and NO foolin'!
The contest deadline is September 15, 2022. All details can be found HERE.
Questions? Email me, your friendly neighbourhood contest coordinator, at email@example.com.
It's time to pick up your pen or flex those typin' fingers...
This Day We WRITE!!!
WHAT a weekend!
I hope all of you lucky writers who got to attend are recovering from the whirlwind that was SiWC21. From the first keynote to the final stragglers in the bar Sunday night, it was a rousing success.
Part of that success was the 29th Annual Writing Contest winners, who were announced by final judge Diana...
The shortlisted authors for the SiWC 2021 Writing Contest have now all been notified. Writers -- check your email! This year we had entries from twelve countries, twenty-six states and seven provinces -- a truly international endeavour.
Congratulations to all the writers who participated and thank you for supporting #SiWC...
The 29th annual SiWC Writing Contest is now closed to entries. A reminder that shortlisted entries will be notified in mid-October, and winners will be announced live on the evening of Friday, October 22, 2021.
Enormous luck to you all!
Questions? Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
kc dyer, SiWC Contest Coordinator...
Today's the day!
If you know -- or if you ARE -- a young writer, this is your last chance to apply to attend #SiWC21 on scholarship. Details are HERE. Deadline is midnight tonight!
Questions? Email scholarship coordinator at...