Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Writer To Writer :: Congratulations to Upland Library's own Isis Gomez!

Congratulations to Upland Library's own Isis Gomez!

Isis Gomez, Kathy Pruitt, Greg Lucas
Isis won 1st place in the Advanced Category of the 15th annual Writer to Writer contest. Isis was honored at the Writer to Writer event at the Newport Radisson Hotel on Saturday March 7. California State Librarian Greg Lucas was the Keynote Speaker. Writer to Writer is a writing challenge for all learners enrolled in Literacy Programs throughout the state. The challenge consists of.Adult Learners writing a letter to an author (living or deceased) of a book that they have read that has impacted their life in a meaningful way. Isis wrote her letter to Andy Andrews author of "The Traveler's Gift". If you would like any information about the Adult Literacy Program, please call Literacy Coordinator Liz Barbee at UPL. 909-931-4211.

Advanced Category
Winner—Isis Gomez, Upland Library
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

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