North West Words host awards ceremony for Young Writer of the Year Competition

first_imgNorth West Words has hosted a special awards ceremony for the winners of their 2018 Creative Writing Competition.The overall competition winner was Tara McDermott!The awards ceremony took place at Florence Food Co. in Letterkenny, with judge Deirdre Hines and Cllr. Gerry McMonagle presenting the prizes. Sponsored by Eason, North West Words received fantastic submissions from talented young people from across the North West.There are three categories; Primary Schools, Secondary Schools Junior Cycle, and Secondary Schools Senior Cycle.Young writers were invited to pen a short story of up to 1,000 words, or a poem of up to 40 lines. Both the poetry and prose could be based on any theme, giving these young writers a blank canvas for their imaginations to flourish.The finalists and the titles of their work is as follows: Finalists: Primary School SectionDiary of an Orca – Lucian BrownOctavia’s Wish –Tara Mc DermottMy family – Rebecca GallagherThe Defeat of the Sewing Machine- Maria FoyThe House of the Goose’s Nest- Cornelia BrownQuiz Night – Sean Mc GettrickFinalists: Junior Secondary SchoolA creature named Fear- Michaela GalvinThe Crash –Ruth Mc LoughlinMurder in a Small Town – Mirren DunlopMaterial Girl – Danielle Masterson BurrowsYellow – Zuzanna RotuskaWind as Fox –Thomas CannonFinalists: Secondary School SeniorDownfall – Thomas BirdWaves – Darragh HarkinLost Feathers – Brooke EverettDarkness and Light –Jessica DuffyThree Months – Kayleigh WarrenStress- Cian DowneyNorth West Words host awards ceremony for Young Writer of the Year Competition was last modified: March 31st, 2018 by Elaine McCalligShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:competitionNORTH WEST WORDSyoung writer of the yearlast_img

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