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Thursday, April 25, 2013

Omemee Historical Society Writers Contest Winners Announced!

Omemee Writers Contest  Winners Show High Level of Professionalism

April 20, 2013 Coronation Hall Omemee featured the Omemee Historical Society Annual Writers Contest winners reading their works back-back from ten to noon, including two grade six entries.
Four writers, Katherine Vanderzwet, Carole Ritter, Edna Carew and Catherine Littlejohn, had works available for purchase at the event. Snacks and used books were available at the bookfair. 
Copies of the Novice entries are available for $3 at NP Media Business Solutions, to writers and Society members, but may not be published without permission. Copies of the SR anthology will be about $7, with the same rules applying.
'Senior stories showed a very high rate of professionalism.'shared John Jones, organizer of the event, adding '$579 in prize money was dispersed in both categories.'
The winners are as follows:

Omemee Writers Contest Novice Winners 2013 

  • 1st: Wings of Time Id# 41 by Jewel Chalmers, Lindsay Area, Pays $50-$2=$48* 
  • 2nd: The Inquisitive Nurse ID#51 by Catheran Cadigan. Downeyville Area, Pays $25
Runners-up in no special order

  •  Id#40 Two Poems The Village, Summer Things, Mrs Alice Masters, Pontypool, Pays, $10–$2=$8* 
  •  Id#43 A Visit from Pierre by Bill Mosley, 887 area, Pays #10 
  •  Id#44 Rock Bottom by Katelyn Dymond 887 area, Pays$10 
  •  Id#45 My Valley by Madeleine Keesmaat-Walsh 887 area, Pays $10 
  •  Id#50 The City Of Kawartha Lakes by Danielle Hennekam 799 area, pays $10 Entries: Senior 2013
*Some forgot to enclose the readers' fee of $2

Omemee Writers Contest Senior Winners 2013

  •  First Prize $100 and Printed in Kawartha Lakes This Week Id 47 “Field of Vision” by Sharon Black, Kirkfield 
  • Second Prize  $100 and posted on KLTW webpage Id 53 “A Kindred Spirit” by Shannon Hein, Omemee 
 The following runners up in order of opening each receive $24:
  • Id 42 “Visitors” by Heather Saigeon, Cameron 
  • Id 46 “John David Thornton1867” by Lorie Rowsell, Omemee 
  • Id 48 “Suitcase Black” by Sharon Black, Kirkfield 
  • Id 49 “That Dock” by Victoria Rice, Bethany 
  • Id 52 “‘Tis Not Where” by Dale Taylor, Bethany/Omemee 
  • Id 54 “Forever a Story Teller” by Shannon Hein, Omemee 
  • Id 55 “Wake of the Coboconk” by Lisa Hart, Lindsay 
  • Id 56 “Small Town Lame” by Katie Virag-Cavanagh, Lindsay 
  • Id 57 “Providence” by Lynette Brown, Bobcageon 
  • Id 58 “Country Life” by Susan Graham, Reaboro 
  • Id 59 “Crow” by Pauline Styles, Lindsay

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