My Essay “Seeing and Not Seeing” Won Third Place!

wwlogo-200Holy crap!!!

This spring I submitted several pieces of writing to a handful of contests and had almost forgotten about it. But last night I got an email that my essay “Seeing and Not Seeing” won third place in the Willamette Writers Kay Snow Writing Contest for non-fiction!

You can read a description of the essay at the Personal Essay and Memoir page.

I’ve also posted a few excerpts, Reading Eyes and Faces, Albino and My Face, which are part of the longer essay which you can read anytime.

I’m so psyched. This was the first time I did anything with my writing in years. I honestly didn’t think it would go anywhere but entered anyway saying what the hell, why not? So now I get to go to the awards banquet at the Willamette Writers Conference. I was thinking about going to the conference and this has sorta tipped things, especially with a free banquet meal! I can’t wait to go and hang out with all kinds of other writers and soak up the writerly atmosphere.

Also, I get fifty bucks. Pretty awesome :)

~Emilia J

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4 thoughts on “My Essay “Seeing and Not Seeing” Won Third Place!

  1. YAY!!!!! Congratulations, Emilia! Super proud of you!!!!! Love, Jill

    >________________________________ > From: Emilia Jordan >To: similate@yahoo.com >Sent: Saturday, July 13, 2013 11:48 AM >Subject: [New post] My Essay “Seeing and Not Seeing” Won Third Place! > > > > WordPress.com >Emilia Jordan posted: “Holy crap!!! This spring I submitted several pieces of writing to a handful of contests and had almost forgotten about it. But last night I got an email that my essay “Seeing and Not Seeing” won third place in the Willamette Writers Kay Snow Writing Co” >

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