2016 LITERARY COMPETITION
The 2016 CARING FOR OUR PLANET Literary Competition Winners
The Writers Unblocked had a literary competition sponsored by New Monaco. It was open to all Peachland and West Kelowna adult residents and children, from grades 6 – 12. Skill and mental acuity was tested by writing a short story about Caring For Our Planet in 1000 words or less. Entry deadline was February 5th. Prizes were awarded at the HeARTS FESTIVAL on February 13th.
Please CLICK on the links to read the literary pieces – ENJOY!
Other winners will be added as they are received.
In the ADULT category (alphabetical order) :
Angela Kanik: Caring For Our Planet
Carol Moltschanow: It All Started with the Bees
Wayne Power: Please Do Not Disturb
Shawna Quinn: Ways of Knowing
Jayda Baxter: Peace at Last
Jemima Harms: Destroyed
Bonnie Odell: Our Tears of Yesterday
Sasha Torin: I Changed a Baby’s Diaper and Saved the World
Maisie Twombley: Crossing the Arctic
Marvin Warkentin: Saving the Ocean
Congratulations to all these fine writers who care enough for our planet to creatively enlighten others so that they too may spread the word. The total number who entered the contest was truly outstanding. Well done all! The Peachland Community Arts Council and the Peachland Wellness Centre, both of whom support the Writers UnBlocked who ran the contest, would like to express their appreciation to the New Monaco Enterprise Corporation for their generous prize donations.