DOWNEY - Writers' Workshop West winners in two recent contests have been announced by president Ralph Cohen.Frank Kearns won first place in the serious poetry contest for his submission, "Night Life." Second place was won by Lorine Parks for "The Iron Fireman," and third went to Rosalie Sciortino for "My Mother's Garden." Peggy Smith's "Writing Tips" was a first prize winner in the light verse contest. Second place went to Parks for "Buddha in the Magic Nails Parlor," and third place to Sciortino for "September Morning." Writers' Workshop West meets the third Tuesday of each month in the Downey High School library at 7:30 p.m. People interested in writing are invited to join the group of amateur and professional writers for an informal meeting of people who enjoy sharing their work. Four contests are held each year and cash prizes are awarded. For more information, call (562) 862-3106.
********** Published: May 29, 2009 - Volume 8 - Issue 6