Good changes are happening at the Chattanooga Writers' Guild!
Our theme for June's contest was "Exploration" and our winner is Sherry Poff with her creative nonfiction piece, "Northeast." Sherry Poff grew up in the hills of West Virginia. She now lives and writes in and around Chattanooga, Tennessee, where she interacts with a large group of students and family members. Sherry holds an MA in... Continue Reading →
Our theme for February 2021 is “Hope.” Our judge will be Finn Bille, assisted by Karen Phillips and Kate Landers. Finn has been writing poetry since his teenage years in Copenhagen, Denmark. His published poetry collections are Waking Dreams, Elsinore, Denmark, 1986; Rites of the Earth, Chattanooga, TN, 1994; Fire Poems, Chattanooga, TN, 2011; and The King’s Coin: Danish-American Poems,... Continue Reading →
November's theme is "Tradition." Our judge will be Chris Wood, assisted by Kelle Z. Riley and Kate Landers. Contest Rules:Submission period: 1st - 21st of each month (excepting February) from September 2020 through August 2021.Eligibility: All current members of the Chattanooga Writers’ Guild. Submissions must have never been published (personal blogs are ok), and must... Continue Reading →
October's theme was "Afterlife" Kelly Hanwright in poetry : "To Neruda - A Request" Ray Zimmerman in prose: "Life After Writing" Kelly Hanwright is a poet, teacher and dog trainer living in the beautiful Smoky Mountains. She creates art to help understand herself and her life. She shares it to help others find strategies to... Continue Reading →