Our Writing

February 2014 - BWC member Michael Papadeas will give a poetry reading at UNC Wilmington, at 5 PM on Friday, February 21, 2014The event will be hosted in the Special Collections area on the 2nd Floor of the William Randall Library on campus. Mike will be reading from his recently published books: "Coming to America"-A Memoir, 1938-1958 and "Collected Poems".

SEPTEMBER 2013 -
"The Heart of Alamance Heritage Book Collection Project" was recently launched by Wayne Drumheller who teams up with participants from the club and community volunteers to write, edit and produce this collection.
 
JULY 2013 -  Hats Off to Brenda Wilson whose poem "Pond From My Deck" was placed on a poster and displayed in sixteen shop windows in Winston-Salem's Arts and Entertainment District.  Poetry in Plain Sight is sponsored by the Winston Salem Writers, Press 53, Barnhill's Books, Competitive Edge, Downtown Arts District Association, Delta Arts Center, and Forsyth County Public Library.
 
JUNE 2013  -  Congratulations to the Burlington Writer's Club members whose entries won in the annual Alamance-Burlington Senior Games Literary Event.  They were recognized at the Alamance County Arts Council in June of 2013. 
 
ESSAYS      
Best in Show        Provisions                               Genny Dickson
1st Place                A Passion for Poetry            Doris D. Caruso
2nd Place             Grandpa's Gifts                       Brenda L. Wilson
 
LIFE EXPERIENCES
Best in Show        Elvis and Me                            Seena Granowsy
1st Place                 Newspaper Ad                        Janet Sady
 
POETRY
Best in Show        They're Gone Now                Alice Johansen
1st Place                 Wheels Parked at Gate B7  Doris D. Caruso
2nd Place               Astonishing Pleasure           Doris D. Caruso
 
SHORT STORIES
Best in Show        Dilemma                                    Janet Sady
1st Place                Tobacco Barns & Submarines  Brenda L. Wilson