The Midwest Writing Center is pleased to announce the winners of its Great River Writer’s Retreat contest. Christiana Langenberg and Robert Manaster were chosen from a pool of highly-qualified applicants to attend this retreat at Benet House in Rock Island, Illinois for a week in September, 2011. They will spend their time in reflection and writing for projects they explained in their applications. On Friday, September 9, 2011, at 7 p.m. they will read portions of the work they accomplish during their retreat at a free public reading at Midwest Writing Center on the third floor of Bucktown Center for the Arts at 225 E. 2nd Street in Downtown Davenport, Iowa. Light refreshments will also be served.
Kyle Churney was named runner-up and finalists were Chanell Harris-Smith and Caroline Collins. Congratulations to our winners, runner-up, finalists and applicants.