(PRWEB) June 3, 2005
Today Chistell Publishing announces the winners in its annual literary competition. Poems and short stories penned by writers from around the globe were submitted to the contest. Aim of the competition is to encourage literacy, education and strong story telling skills. ÂTo enjoy and benefit from stories like Star Wars, The Joy Luck Club and Spiral, it is necessary to encourage new writers to delve deep within and connect to the source that gives all living beings creative expression. That is what we do each year with our annual Chistell Writing Contest,Â states Denise Turney, the contest sponsor.
First Place winner in this yearÂs short story category is Brenda Owen of Amarillo, Texas; BrendaÂs winning short story is titled ÂA Tale To TellÂ. Second Place short story winner is Autumn Conley of Springfield, Ohio; AutumnÂs winning short story is titled ÂThe ChaseÂ.
Winner in the poetry category is Candy Killion of Davie, Florida; CandyÂs winning poem is titled ÂUrban Renewal, NewarkÂ. Second Place poetry winner is Thomas Kemp of Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio; ThomasÂ winning poem is untitled.
The Annual Chistell Writing Contest is open to the public. There is no reading fee. ÂWe pick up costs involved in administering the contest which is open to a world of readers Â a rainbow of writers,Â states Turney. ÂThe power of the written word combined with the durability of a story, makes it clear how wise it is to encourage literacy and strong writing skills. Good writing requires deep inner work, a work that often brings about healing. WeÂre excited to be a part of this global healing effort.Â Readers and writers interested in learning more about the contest may do so by contacting Chistell Publishing at Â http://www.chistell.com
A published author herself, Denise Turney has nearly 30 years of writing experience to her credit. ÂMy dream,Â shares Turney, Âis to bring readers stories that stir their hearts, as well as heal, encourage, guide, teach, and support their own dreams!Â TurneyÂs work is featured online at http://www.chistell.com where readers can read the first chapters of her books for free.
Contact Chistell Publishing at (215) 245-6222 or email them at [email protected] to learn about other literary services they offer or to schedule an interview/appearance with their premiere author, Denise Turney.
June 3, 2005
Contact: Rhonda Campbell
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