DOWNEY - A poem by Lorine Parks won first place in Writers' Workshop West's spring poetry contest.Parks' poem was titled "through this strip mall's just-washed windows." Rosalie Sciortino won second place for "Regret" and third place went to Frank Kearns for "Gravitational Attraction." The writing group meets the third Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. inside Downey High School's library. The organization invites beginning and seasoned writers to join the group, which has been in existence since 1962. Four contests are held each year, one for fiction, another for a non-fiction article, and two for poetry. Cash and certificates are awarded. For more information, call (562) 862-3106.
********** Published: May 12, 2011 - Volume 10 - Issue 4