Thursday, 15 October 2015

WoW Winners!

Congratulations to all our writers and performers who have taken part in our two competitions this month. As always, it has been an incredible standard of talent! 
Pat Fearon came first in this year’s Mental Health and Me writing competition with her spoken word piece, The Edge. The event was a brilliant success with all the entrants work being both celebrated and appreciated. Thank you to everyone who submitted a piece of work and congratulations to all of the finalists!
Poetry 1st: Rosie Mansfield, 2nd: Paul Daw, 3rd: Kelsea Greene
Spoken Word 1st: Pat Fearon, 2nd: Susan Fagan, 3rd: Luke Chandley
Journalism 1st: Ellie Smith, 2nd: Sarah Jones, 3rd: Joann Roberts
Diary/Blog 1st: Denis Caryle, 2nd: Eleanor Taylor, 3rd: Faris Khalifa

Short Stories 1st: Joe Lavelle, 2nd: Susan Martin, 3rd: Brian Hutchinson
Letters 1st: Christina Ashworth, 2nd: Emily Monk, 3rd: Mike Churchill
Tweets 1st: Natalie Denny, 2nd: Eleanor Taylor, 3rd: Jennifer Bishop
You can get a copy of all the finalists published pieces from News From Nowhere bookshop or on kindle here


Congratulations to Raven Maguire for taking the crown at our Superheroes of Slam 2015 Liverpool heat. Great work from all our entrants and our runners up Tom George and Bradley Thompson.
We had a fantastic evening watching all 13 very talented performers! Some were writers, rappers and poets, others were there as they wanted to try something new. It was a brilliant evening of diverse work from Liverpool poets and performers. Thank you to all involved.

Raven will be taking part in the Superheroes of Slam final in Manchester on 23rd October Three Minute Theatre. Everybody come down and cheer on Raven. Find out more here

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