Pra Essay Writing Winners
She is the Essays Editor for (Tumbleweed Books, 2016), which won Second Place-Nonfiction in the 2016 Independent Author Network Book of the Year Awards and the Silver Medal in Nonfiction-Memoir from Readers’ Favorite International Book Contest. Her essays have been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net and listed in the Best American Essays 2016 notables.She has an MFA in creative nonfiction with distinction from National University.Essay writing has always been one of the essential requirements at all school levels.Since not all people love to read, only a few students can write an essay with gusto.We want to thank each and every one of you for sharing your wonderful essays with our guest judges this season. While we’d love to give every contestant a prize, just for your writing efforts, that wouldn’t be much of a competition.One of the hardest things we do after a contest ends is to confirm that someone didn’t place in the winners’ circle.Visit her website at follow her on Twitter @melgrunow.
When she’s not writing, she likes to wander through the woods, across hillsides, and visit small towns, taking photographs and shooting video to create impressionistic films with ambient scores using her essays, invented landscapes, and found sounds.
----- Sarah Broussard Weaver Sarah Broussard Weaver is currently in her second year of the Rainier Writing Workshop MFA program at PLU. Her writing has been nominated three times for the Pushcart Prize.
Her full-length, historical poetry collection set in the 1918 flu epidemic, This Passing Fever, was published by Future Cycle Press in October 2017.
*** To recap our current process, we have a roundtable of 4-7 judges who blindly score equally formatted submissions based on: Subject, Content, Technical, and Overall Impression (Style). If a contestant scores well on the first round, she receives an e-mail notification that she passed the initial judging phase.
The second round judging averages out scores and narrows down the top 20 entries. Think of the goggles your son wore on the swim team.