2022 Contest Winners

We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2022 Palouse Writers Guild contests. Congratulations to all the winners and thank you to all who participated!

Short Story Contest

1st Place
Ivy by Jamie Rich (Sagle, ID)

Runner-up
The Diplomatic Truth by Dan David (Pullman, WA)


First Chapter Contest

1st Place
Bay of Secrets by Carrie Stuart Parks (Cataldo, ID)

2nd Place (tie)
Ocean Spray by Dave Aldrich (Los Gatos, CA)
Changing Channels by Kevin Shaub (Kennewick, WA)

3rd Place
The Upbreeder by Khaliela Wright (Potlatch, ID)

Outstanding Young Writer (tie)
Falling Stars by Cienna Kelley (Moscow, ID)
Darkness to Light by Kylee-Ann Kelley (Moscow, ID)

Judges’ Choice Awards
Ocean Spray by Dave Aldrich (Los Gatos, CA)
Changing Channels by Kevin Shaub (Kennewick, WA)
Letters to Lies by Betsy Dickinson (Kennewick, WA)
Lenore by Hannah Rauzi (Grangeville, ID)

 

One comment

  1. Stuart Lauren Scott

    Five of the awards went to writers who do not live in the Palouse? Is there a meaning to the group title: Palouse Writers Guild? Should there be some area limit attached to membership so more encouragement from awards would go to Palouse writers?

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