The Gold Country Writers Short Story Contest Celebration took place on Saturday, October 7, 2023, in the Council Chambers at Auburn City Hall. Thanks to Auburn Community Television (ACTV) Studio Manager Philip Jacques for filming the Celebration. (For the past year , Phil has been generously filming many GCW Speaker Programs.) To view the celebration video and other GCW videos, visit:
https://goldcountrywriters.com/gcw-videos/. You may need to scroll down.
Additionally, the Celebration video is on the ACTV YouTube page:
The event featured Keynote Speaker Laurel Anne Hill presenting “A Short Story Is Not a Very Short Novel.” Also presenting were Susan Korn (GCW President), Frank Nissen (Drop-in Critique Coordinator), Sarah Pressler (Director of Spin-off Critique Groups), Margie Yee Webb (Director of Speaker Programs), Susan M. Osborn (Activity Speaker), and Rebecca Inch-Partridge (Contest Chair). During the awards ceremony, finalists were announced with readings by the winners. Afterwards, a reception was held in the Rose Room.