Adult Writing Contest

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Geek Speak on Market Street


Winners of the "I Geek Libraries" writing contest have been announced!! Please join us on Thursday, September 19th from 6-7:30pm to hear the writers read their winning submissions at various locations throughout Market Street in Corning.

And the winners are...

1st Place: Shawntelle Santas

2nd Place: Megan Archer

3rd Place: Lyniece Mitchell

Honorable Mentions: Kelly Withee, Naomi Scoville, Brianna Siegrist, and Vicky Ross


Reading Schedule:

Join us for this walking reading of the "I Geek Libraries" writing contest winners! 

6:00 - The Arts Council, 79 W. Market St.

6:20 - West End Gallery, 12 W. Market St.

6:40 - Exhibit A, 22 E. Market St.

7:00 - Soulshine Studio, 88 E. Market St.

7:20 - Southeast Steuben County Library, Corning

In the event of inclement weather, all readings will take place at the Arts Council.

Click here for the flyer.

About the contest:

Whatever you geek, the public library supports you. In 1,000 words or less, participants were asked to write about how an STLS library has supported personal interests, passions, or quests for knowledge.  Fiction, nonfiction, and poetry entries were all welcome.

Sponsored by The Foundation for Southern Tier Libraries (www.foundationforsoutherntierlibraries