2012 “Best Of”

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 Koryta

Honorable Mention (TIE):
Junia Ancaya
Catherine Hovis
“Best Of”:
Kristen Davis

Nonfiction Workshop with Ann Hood

Honorable Mention:
Carmen Palmer
“Best Of” (TIE):
Kath Gillett
Karen Soltero

Novel Workshop with Debra Dean

Honorable Mention:
Eric Gerard
“Best Of”:
Gale Massey

Novel Workshop with Laura Lippman

Honorable Mention:
Darren Lewis
“Best Of”:
Russ Aborn

Novel Workshop with Stewart O’Nan

Honorable Mention:
Angela Small
“Best Of”:
Kent Bailey

Novel Workshop with Sterling Watson

Honorable Mention:
Susan Turner
“Best Of”:
Tim Keenan

Short Story Writing with Elissa Schappell

Honorable Mention:
Angie Jones
“Best Of”:
Kate LeSar

Young Adult Writing with David Yoo

Honorable 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.


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