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PROJECT RUNWAY: Reach for the Stars
(spearheaded by Area 7)

2019 Online Classes

The 2019 schedule of online classes promises to deliver on the Pennwriters mission to help writers improve and succeed in their craft. Click here for class list.

PENNWRITERS ANNUAL WRITING CONTEST WINNERS

NONFICTION:

1st Ann Howley for "Next Time I'll Listen to the Sissy in the Smokey Bear Hat"

2nd Janet Wells for "Her Christmas Gift"

3rd Hana Haatainen-Caye for "How to Create and Maintain Joy While on Social Media"

NOVEL BEGINNING:

1st Claudia Recino for "Even Stars"

2nd Amanda Swartfager for "Truthless"

3rd Jennifer Diamond for"How We Spin"

POETRY:

1st Terry Dawley for "Sometimes I Think About Murder"

2nd Susan Manchin for "The Lifting"

3rd Amanda Span for "Breeze"

SHORT STORY:

1st David Bender for "Backwoods Koan"

2nd Joy Givens for "Falling Woman"

3rd Jennifer Birch for"The Sunshine Twins"

Pennwriters Online Class

A Freelancer Prepares:

Publication Workshop

August 5-30, 2019

In Other Words Contest Winners:
Poetry:

1st
Sandi Van Evedingen, “Angst”

2nd
Sherren Pensiero, “Life is Short”

3rd
Suzanne Mattaboni, “Semi-Anonymous Lovesick Poem”


Non-Fiction: 1st

Sandi Van Evedingen, “The Art of Letting Go” 2nd Sherren Pensiero, “Life is Short”


Fiction:

1st
Robert Gelik, “Inner Peace”

1st
Adrienne Carrick, “The Mistake”

2nd
Claudia Recinos, “Confessions”

2nd
Amanda Bower, “Familiar”

3rd
Gregory Austin, “Do You Want to Pull a Diamond Heist?”

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Online Classes and Mini-Con

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Membership Renewal Time

It’s that time of year, Pennwriters, to renew your membership. At only $45 per year for renewing members, you enjoy

Writer’s Project Runway: Reach for the Stars

  Date: Saturday, August 10, 2019 Writing isn’t simply adding words to a page. Authors must pick a setting, flush

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