On Saturday, January 21, 2012, the 2012 Eckerd College Writers’ Conference: Writers in Paradise concluded with the final Evening Reading Series event featuring a reading from co-director Dennis Lehane and the announcement of the 2012 “Best Of” workshops.
Thank you to ALL the writers for a wonderful week of shared information and shared love of words.
2012 “Best Of” Workshops
Narrative Writing Workshop with Michael KorytaHonorable Mention (TIE): Junia Ancaya Catherine Hovis “Best Of”: Kristen Davis
Nonfiction Workshop with Ann HoodHonorable Mention: Carmen Palmer “Best Of” (TIE): Kath Gillett Karen Soltero
Novel Workshop with Debra DeanHonorable Mention: Eric Gerard “Best Of”: Gale Massey
Novel Workshop with Laura LippmanHonorable Mention: Darren Lewis “Best Of”: Russ Aborn
Novel Workshop with Stewart O’NanHonorable Mention: Angela Small “Best Of”: Kent Bailey
Novel Workshop with Sterling WatsonHonorable Mention: Susan Turner “Best Of”: Tim Keenan
Short Story Writing with Elissa SchappellHonorable Mention: Angie Jones “Best Of”: Kate LeSar
Young Adult Writing with David YooHonorable Mention: Amy DeBevoise “Best Of”: Patricia Sweet
The participants selected for “Best Of” honors will revise their works based on the feedback received in workshops and will be published in the 7th Volume of the Eckerd College Writers’ Conference’s literary journal, Sabal.