A public reception and reading will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Student Lounge of McVean Student Center at Jefferson Community College to recognize winners of the 2013 North Country Writers Contest.
Winners of the 2013 North Country Writers Contest and the titles of their works:
Poetry: Michael L. Keck, Black River, There Are Not Many
Short Fiction: Bob Comenole, Watertown, Amendments
Essay/nonfiction: Siraj A. Sindhu, Watertown, A Decade of Ramadans in Watertown
Poetry: George DeChant, Saranac Lake, trout fishing viii and Shannel Garrow, Hogansburg, Sage
Short fiction: Jayn M. Graves, Watertown, The Monkey Girls
Essay/nonfiction: Allan J. Ferguson, Homer, Fred
Contestants will read their entries at Thursdays event. Winning writers were awarded $100. Honorable mention award recipients were awarded $25. Both winning and honorable mention submissions will be published in early November on JCCs website at www.sunyjefferson.edu.