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2013 Writers’ Competition

Congratulations to the winners of our 2013 Writers’ Competition!

Many fine pieces of fiction and nonfiction were submitted the 2013 WOTR Writers’ Competition For those who tried yourselves out for the first time — keep on writing! For the faithful who have entered often — keep on writing!  ALCOA has graciously sponsored this competition for the sixth year with $1200 in cash awards.

After much deliberation and discussion, the judges are pleased to announce the following winners:


1st place:  Rebecca  (Tiffany Pitts, Shoreline)
2nd place:  Eternal Heart  (Mary Anne Ruddis, Spokane)
3rd place:  Influenza  (Carolyn Johnson, Cashmere)
Honorable Mention:  #24 Triptych of Memories De Profundis (Laura Hoyt, Quincy)

Click Here to Read Our Winning Nonfiction Entries!


1st Place:  Lost and Found (Matthew Sullivan, Ephrata)
2nd Place:  Nightmare of a Dream (Corneil Vacirca, Wenatchee)
3rd Place:  Where’s Mommy?  (Barb Miller, Wenatchee)

Click Here to Read Our Winning Fiction Entries!

Click Here to Read Bios of our Writers’ Competition Winners and esteemed Judges

Check back next January for information about our 2014 Writers’ Competition!

Click Here to learn about the 2012 Writers’ Competition and read the winning entries in each division.