Sciortino wins writing contest

DOWNEY - Rosalie Sciortino won first place in Writers' Workshop West's most popular writing contest - fiction - held at the club's November meeting.Sciortino won for "The American Remedy." Yolanda Adele's "Inflatable Idea" won second place and Margaret Hehman-Smith won third for "Something Fishy." The organization, which meets at 7:30 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month at the Downey High School library, sponsors several contests each year. The next contest category is "Memoirs," with judging taking place at the February meeting. Stories have a word count of 500 minimum and 1,500 maximum. For additional information, call (562) 862-3106.

********** Published: January 5, 2012 - Volume 10 - Issue 38