2019 Writing Festival

The South Simcoe Arts Council is pleased to announce the winners of our Fourth Annual Creative Works Writing Contest!

In the Adult Short Story Category:

Winner of First Place, and the Phyllis Smallman Award for Great Story Telling: Moonlight with Tom Thomson, by Sharon Frayne

2nd Place: Spring Chore, by Jill Malleck

3rd Place: Hot Mesa Mess, by Jan Collis

Adult Poetry:

1st Place: Tales of an Organic Gardner, by Angie Rose-Carnegie

2nd Place: Ever and Only, by Fiona Vipond

3rd Place: Here I come Long Term Care, by Douglas A. Earl

Youth 14-17

1st Place: Divided View, by Brooke Bowers (Poetry)

2nd Place: My Eyes, by Jakob Davidson (Poetry)

The Winner of Zita’s Share Your Story Award: Worthy, by Amelia Vestby

Children 8-10 (Junior)

1st Place: Icy and Her New School, by Yui Hsieh

2nd Place: A Day in My Life, the Day Before my 9th
Birthday, by Andersen Dinnick-Schulze

3rd Place: The Mystery on the Olympic Day, by Priscilla Han

Children 11-13 (Intermediate)

1st Place: Two Words, by Morgan Mumma

2nd Place: Sunken in Secrets, by Emma Landry

3rd Place: Telekinetic Teleportation, by Keira Bertleff

Congratulations to all of our winners, and all of our participants!

We graciously thank our Sponsors and our Adjudicators, and invite you all to attend our Spotlights on the Arts Awards Ceremony and Concert on Saturday June 15th at St. John’s United Church, 56 Victoria Street East in Alliston. Awards will be at 2 pm, followed by the concert at 3 pm.

All participants will be receiving an email with the adjudicator’s comments.

Creative Works Application
Creative Works Rules 2019
Moonlight with Tom Thomson by S. Frayne - winner of 1st place Adult Short Story
Worthy by A. Vestby - winner of Zita's Share Your Story award
Two Words by M. Mumma - 1st place Intermediate Children's Short Story (ages 11-14)
Icy and Her New School by Y. Hsieh - 1st place Junior Children's Short Story