Monday, June 21, 2010

Pine Bluffs writer Liz Roadifer receives first-place award at Crested Butte conference

Pine Bluffs writer Elizabeth Roadifer received first place In the Fantasy/Science Fiction category in "The Sandy" writing contest held June 18-20 at the Crested Butte Writers conference in Crested Butte, Colo. Liz's manuscript is entitled "Fairy Tales."

Fantasy/Sci-fi judge was Ginger Clark, a literary agent at Curtis Brown Ltd. in New York City. Ms. Clark requested that Liz send her the completed manuscript.

"The Sandy" is a competitive contest for unpublished writers to provide aspiring authors the opportunity to gain feedback from experienced writers, to give them the opportunity to get their work in front of industry professionals in their genre, and to provide them the opportunity for recognition for those who have honed their storytelling skills. It was named after two wonderful Crested Butte women, Sandy Cortner and Sandy Fails, who have spent decades writing, promoting, and nurturing writers in the Crested Butte area.