Latest ‘Writing in 150’ competition winners announced

CHESTERVILLE — A Bunch of People Arts and Events, in conjunction with Perch magazine, have announced the winners of the 3rd Annual Writing in 150 writing competition.

On March 27, 2021, at 11 a.m., 25 writers sat down and within 150 minutes wrote their literary or musical entry based on a word prompt. In June 2021, the first, second and third place winners of the five categories will be published in a hard copy collection of works published by local publishers Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood Publishing Inc.

‘This year, we are really excited to be working with Perch magazine to debut the 1st place winners’ work for everyone. These excellent literary and musical pieces will be presented on Perch magazine’s website debuting at 10 a.m. Monday, April 19, 2021,” Amanda Burger of A Bunch of People stated. “We love working with other organizations toward creating more appreciation of the great talent in Cornwall, SD&G and Akwesasne.”

And the winners are:

Fiction:  Theme: CLAIM

1st Place:   Participant 8672     Jennifer Pretty

2nd Place: Participant 7142      Carol Goddard

3rd Place:  Participant 1119      Carol Johnson


Non-Fiction: Theme: LAUGHTER  

1st Place:   Participant  9989     Jacquelyn Toupin

2nd Place:  Participant 8593      Marnie Fossitt 

3rd  Place:  Participant 4447      Shelley Adams


Poetry: Theme: REVEAL

1st Place:    Participant 2800     Jannah Russell

2nd Place:   Participant 2214     Karen Ray-Stewart


Short Play: Theme: BENEATH 

1st Place:    Participant 1046     Patrick Burger

2nd Place:   Participant 3628     Sandra McNeil


Song:  Theme: BREATH

1st Place:    Participant 5875     Rick Ventrella

2nd Place:   Participant 2258     Tony Glen


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