Thursday, February 19, 2015

Writer To Writer Award Ceremony & Brunch :: March 7

Writer To Writer Award Ceremony & Brunch
March 7, 2015 . . . 10:30 AM
Radisson Hotel – Newport Beach


SCLLN is excited to announce the winners and runners-up for the 2014 Writer to Writer Challenge! -Please join other writers, tutors, coordinators and their guests at a wonderful brunch to be held Saturday,March 7, at the Radisson Newport Beach. The winners will read their letters, and winners and runners-up will each receive a cash prize and a certificate. All writers will receive a certificate of participation.

We encourage all coordinators to invite and sponsor all of your writers and their tutors for this special event. The registration fees are an appropriate use of CLLS grant funding and would be an excellent way to recognize our writers and their tutors. Congratulations to all of our letter writers!

Be Inspired by our Learner's Letters
Meet our State Librarian
Enjoy a Delicious Brunch
$25.00 per person ::: Adult Learners - $10.00

Emerging Category :: Winner—PJ Rock
Goodman’s Five-Star Stories—Travels: 8 Stories from Around the World with Tests to Help You Read and Write by Burton Goodman
Runner-Up—Greg Payne, National City Library  Rescue-Mania! By Caroline Bingham
Runner-Up—Karen Gale, READ/OrangeCounty  Hatchet by Gary Paulsen

Beginning Category :: Winner—Maria Irais Navarrete
Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank
Runner-Up—Sonia Albis, Corona Library  Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford
Runner-Up—Anon, READ/SanDiego  Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man by Steve Harvey

Intermediate Category :: Winner—Loretta Bui
The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein
Runner-Up—Denis Denisov, Newport Beach Library  A World of My Own by Robin Knox-Johnston
Runner-Up— Marnalee Lopez, Newport Beach Library  Latina Magazine by Lauren Michaels

Advanced Category :: Winner—Isis Gomez
The Traveler’s Gift: 7 Decisions that Determine Personal Success by Andy Andrews
Runner-Up—Jai Bok Kim, Newport Beach Library  My Beloved World by Sonia Sotomayor
Runner-Up—Blanca Flores Beaumont Library District  Emotional Freedom: Liberate Yourself from Negative Emotions & Transform Your Life by Judith Orloff

We look forward to seeing you on Saturday, March 7th.
Again, Congratulations!
Writer to Writer Chair

For More Info, Call:
Diane Moseley:  714/375-5086
Cherall Weiss:  949/717-3875

SCLLN received a large response—79 entries—and the quality of the letters was amazing! We are so proud of all of the learners who wrote letters. We are also grateful to the coordinators and learner judging panels at Huntington Beach Public Library, Newport Beach Central Public Library, San Diego Public Library and Carlsbad City Library Learning Center for donating their time to judge the letters.

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