SOLSC 2019 Prize Winners Revealed!
It is my pleasure to announce the Twelfth Annual Slice of Life Story Challenge prize winners. All participants who signed up for the challenge, completed the challenge faithfully, and signed our Participant Pledge were eligible for a prize. Thank you for setting aside time each day to share and give to this wonderful community of writers! Each winner was chosen and matched to a prize using a random number generator. Winners, as well as the generous donors, will be contacted via email within the next ten days.
Each prize is listed as it was in the reveal post. Winners are listed below their prize in dark blue lettering! Good luck!
Candlewick Press is donating the following to two lucky winners.
The winners are Jessica Carey and Eric Wilkinson!
Charlesbridge Publishing is donating 4 prize packages of selected 2019 Charlesbridge spring titles.
The winners are Elana Waugh, Mary Montefinese, Andrea Cark, and Lisa Keeler!
Chronicle Books is donating a prize package of four picture books to one winner!
The winner is Daven Carlson.
The winner is Anna Barrick.
Heinemann Publishers is donating one of seventeen titles to seventeen lucky winners!
The winners are (Prize—Winner):
Teaching Writers to Reflect—Katie Diez, Leading Well—Suzanne Scannell, We Got This—Kristina Weller, Ink and Ideas—Sarah Schulte, A Teacher’s Guide to Getting Started with Beginning Writers—Susan Kennedy, A Teacher’s Guide to Writing Conferences—Erika Victor, The Six Academic Writing Assignments—Whitney Karp, The Quickwrite Handbook—Liz Forderhase, The Big Book of Details—Trina Haase, The Writing Strategies Book—Meaghan Heiges, Writing with Mentors—Amy Griffin, Writers are Readers—Judy Kovalchik, Heart Maps—Juliette Awua-Kyeremater, Joy Write—Bev Baird, Project-Based Writing—Jodi Mahoney, Teaching Nonfiction Revision—Fran Haley, Back and Forth—Carol Varsalona
Kids Can Press is donating a prize package of NINETEEN picture books to one lucky winner! What a nice boost to a picture book library.
The winner is Jaana Terhune.
The Macmillan Publishing Company is offering three prize packages of a variety of books for three winners!
The winners are Jennifer Kesler, Anita Ferreri, and Morgan Davis.
Peachtree Publishing Company is donating five spring titles to one lucky winner.
The winner is Vickie Wright.
Scholastic is donating four of its most recent professional publications to four lucky winners!
The winners are Dennis Puhr, Diane Fay, Stephanie Meier, and Julie Kelly.
Simon & Schuster is donating two books: King Arthur: Sir Thomas Malory’s History of King Arthur and His Kings of the Round Table adapted by Sidney Lanier and illustrated by N.C. Wyeth and The Books of Earthsea: The Complete Collection by Ursula K. Le Guin and illustrated by Charles Vess.
The winner is Caitlyn Mink.
Stenhouse Publishers is donating a prize pack of four titles to three lucky winners!
The winners are Fran McVeigh, Brian Rozinsky, and Michelle Olson.
In addition to these generous publishing companies, we also received donations from individual authors who support the mission of Two Writing Teachers.
The winners are Kim Koehler and Lynn Grainger.
Jennifer Jacobson is donating a Stenhouse professional book to three lucky winners to support the engagement of student writers.
The winners are Darin Johnston, Dawn Sherriff, and Patricia Holloway.
Four slicers will win a three month Level 2 membership in The Writing Center for Teacher-Writers donated by Jennifer Laffin of Teach Write Academy.
The winners are Chris Margocs, Paula Bourque, Angie Nasrallah and Terje Akke.
Clare Landrigan and Tammy Mulligan are excited to offer two winners separate book packages.
Kate Roberts and Maggie Beattie Roberts are offering your choice of any of their professional books: A Novel Approach, DIY Literacy, or Falling in Love with Close Reading.
The winner is Erin Bradley.
Jennifer Serravallo is offering your choice of any of her professional books autographed and sent to you.
The winner is Megan Watson.
Margaret Simon is donating a copy of her book, Bayou Song: Creative Explorations of the South Louisiana Landscape, a children’s poetry book with prompts for writing and drawing.
The winner is Sarah Valter.
Finally, we also received donations from our own writing community of year-round Slice of Life writers.
Emily Culbertson, is donating a copy of Encyclopedia of Me: My Life from A-Z Diary by Amy Krouse Rosenthal, a composition notebook with a fun cover, and (everyone’s favorite) pack of 4 Flair pens by PaperMate.
The winner is Heidi Atlas.
Sally Donnelly is donating a set of colorful writing tools to brighten up a SOL story! Two slicers will write away with this prize.
The winner is Natasha Domina.
Jennifer Floyd’s prize includes a Rocketbook Everlast reusable notebook and pen.
The winner is Mandy Robek.
Jone Rush MacCulloch is donating a copy of New Bridges, A Haiku Anthology by The Portland Haiku Group, H is for Haiku by Sydell Rosenburg, and a blank journal.
The winner is Julie Zasadil.
The winner is Catherine Nash.
These winners were already announced and are either enjoying or looking forward to their prizes!