Wednesday, April 15, 2009

First Place!

I received an email from SFC Magazine on April first announcing that I had won FIRST PLACE in the Granny Awards for Poetry!! I couldn't believe it! Here is a link to the video where you can see my picture and here is my acceptance speech that is also posted on their site! Whoo Hoo! What a great surprise!

http://storiesforchildrenmagazine.org/2008GrannyAwards.aspx

“To receive this award is truly an honor. The people at SFC are wonderful and I owe them so much for being my first place of publication. I would like to send a big thank you to Virginia Grenier, Marie Letourneau, Gayle Jacobson-Huset, Angelika Lochner, and all the other wonderful people at SFC. You have all been great to work with! I would also like to thank my caring and supportive husband, Phil, who has been my biggest cheerleader all along. Last, but certainly not least, I would like to thank my first grade class at Eaton Academy for providing the best inspiration I could ask for as a children's writer! I look forward to submitting many more poems and stories to SFC in the future.”

1 comment:

Desiree and Todd Jewell said...

WOO HOO!!! CONGRATULATIONS!! That's wonderful Shan! Did you get the trophy? Did I miss the pics?