the rising spirits writing contest 2017
The NOTL Writing Circle held its annual Rising Spirits Writing competition Celebration and Awards Ceremony on October 29th at the Old Winery in Niagara-on-the-Lake.
John Sayers representing The Historical Society and Museum presented:
1st Place- Sharon Frayne – “Just a Cuppa Coffee”
2nd Place – Christopher Gosling – “The Escalator”
3rd Place –Bill Hamilton- “What If”
Terry Belleville presented on behalf of The Shaw Festival:
1st Place- Sharon Frayne – “The Shadow River - Muskoka"
2nd Place – Sally Basmaian – “Made in Canadian Heaven"
3rd Place- Mike Keenan – “Canoe Lake”
Janine Summers presented:
1st Place – Catherine Skinner– “The Bone Garden
2nd Place - Valmai Howe Elkins – “The Maple Club
3rd Place – Sharon Frayne - “Her Last Poem”
Hermine Steinberg presented on behalf of the NOTL Writer's Circle :
1st Place – Baylee Jensen- “Me, Myself, and Canada"
2nd Place – Athena Liu - “Proud to be Canadian, eh?"
3rd Place – Julia Spears- “Home”
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