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Monday, December 8, 2008
WRWA Conference Photos Are Up!
Scroll Down To See Lots of Pictures From The 60th Anniversary Fall Conference!
The WRWA 60th Anniversary Cake
WRWA Leaders with the anniversary cake
Claudia Anderson (Honorable Mention - Essay) and President Donald Schambow
Jade Ring Winner (Essay) Julie Eger and Claudia Anderson. Julie also won 2nd place in the Nostalgia category.
Jade Ring Winner (Adult Short Story) LaMoine MacLaughlin and Claudia Anderson
Jade Ring Winner (Nostalgia) William Ladewig and Claudia Anderson
Heidi Overson (Essay - 2nd Place) and Claudia Anderson
Sally Bair (Article - 2nd Place) and Claudia Anderson
Barb Jensen (Essay - 3rd Place, Article - Honorable Mention) with Claudia Anderson
Janet J. Grant-Gustafson (Adult Short Story - Honorable Mention) and Claudia Anderson
Liz Rhodebeck (Serious Poetry - Honorable Mention) and Claudia Anderson
Pat Fitzgerald (Adult Short Story - Honorable Mention) and Claudia Anderson
Maryo Gard Ewell - Saturday's Keynote Speaker
LaMoine MacLaughlin and Thomas King reading Maryo Ewell's sketch
Speaker Lorraine Hawkinson - WRWA Historian
Speaker Joanna MacKenzie
Sunday's Keynote Speaker Rosanne Bittner
Youth reading at the WRWA Conference as LaMoine MacLaughlin looks on. From left: Katie Peterson, Cassandra Hansen, and Lynne Walling
The Writers' Roundtable
Nate Scholze - the WRWA Fall Conference Coordinator. Great job, Nate!
JoAnn Opsahl and Nostalgia Judge Susan Engebrecht at the registration desk.
Thomas King reading his original rap, "I Write!"
Roxanne Aehl, the Open Mic Emcee
LaMoine MacLaughlin Reading at Open Mic
Waiting their turn for the Open Mic
Henry Guerra Pujol from Puerto Rico reading at the Open Mic session.
Don Schambow reading during Open Mic
Dave Rank during Open Mic
Bette Willams during Open Mic
Allen Ansorge Reading at Open Mic
Shirley Gutkowski and son
John Mutter (Article - Honorable Mention) asking a question.