2020 GCWA Writing Contest
The GCWA writing contest winners received their prizes by mail and will be invited to attend a meeting later this year to celebrate and read their winning submissions. The winning entries are posted on the website. The Ft. Myers Magazine will not have a summer issue this year and will not be able to publish our 2020 winners.
Look for GCWA 2021 writing contest in the fall.
Writing Contest is open to GCWA members and the public — adults 18 and over, youth 11 to 17
Documentation for 2020 GCWA Writing Contest
If you have questions please email email@example.com
All submissions must include full payment made by check (or PayPal verification) to GCWA.
DO NOT MAIL CASH. Check should be for your entries only and not for other monies owed to GCWA. You can also pay below with PayPal.
|Member & Student Contest
|Non-Member Contest Entries|
1st place — Neighborhood Watch by Maya Fleischmann
2nd place — Conquer Your Fears by Kristen Taylor
3rd place — When the Bough Breaks by Pauline Hayton
Honorable Mention (Youth) — Circus Man by Arnav Adi
1st place — Missing Neil by Lorraine McCann
2nd place — The Lesson I Learned in Sister Regina’s Class by Mary Lou Williams
3rd place — Lucy, You’ve Got Some ‘Splaining To Do by Christie Zarria
1st place — Oliver Goes Exploring by Nancy Leake
2nd place — Pointless, The Misfit Star by Mariah Julio
3rd place — Three Cheers for Emilio by Elizabeth Weiss Volstadt
1st place — When We Came Home by Mary Beth Lundgren
2nd place — Sowing Seeds by Joan Heller Winokur
3rd place — Psyche’s Rhumba by Dan Reed England
1st place — A Day at the Circus by Martha Jeffers
1st place — “Year End Giving” by Teresa B. Falsani
2nd place — “Acceptance” by Richard H. Fox
3rd place — “Silence” by Lori Izral
1st place — “Disappointed” by Jan Nieman
2nd place — “Single Black Roses” by Richard Rimrodt
3rd place — “Crows” by Judy Loose
Honorable Mention — Terry Wright “A Time . . .”
1st place — “Life Lessons” by Patricia Sheehy
2nd place — “Teeth” by Judy Loose
3rd place — “Bathing an Elephant is a Big Job” by Gillian Birch
First Place – “Smoke and Fire” by Eva Romanczak
First Place – “Tommy the Leaf” by Nancy Leake
The winners will be published in the Ft. Myers Magazine summer edition.