Prizes will be announced in the 15th Annual Gualala Arts Creative Writing Contest the evening of Tuesday, May 15, at 7:00pm at Gualala Arts Center in Coleman Hall.
Winners will read their poetry aloud and certificates and prize money will be awarded. This year’s genre was poetry with submission limited to three poems totaling no more than 100 lines. This year’s judges are David Robertson, Mary Retzer and Mark Gross. Rotarians Frank Healy, Nancy Padgett, and Laura Franklin facilitated organization of the event.
The contest offers cash prizes provided by The Sea Ranch Foundation and Gualala Rotary Club who have jointly sponsored the event since its inception in 2003. Entries were judged on literary elements of poetry, form, mechanics, originality and overall effect. The public is welcome.