Poul Anderson Writing Contest


    Out of 29 entries, four high school winners were chosen and won $500 each in the annual Poul Anderson Writing Contest on May 15.
    Nina Segall won with her essay Intertwined Fingers, Miramonte 9th grade; Emma Wong for her poem Breaking Up with Beautiful, Miramonte 10th grade and also a previous winner; Tatiana Gupta won with her science fiction story Box, Miramonte 10th grade and Olivia Falk won for her poem entitled The Memory Box, 10th grade at College Preparatory School. Honorable mentions went to Liesel Yun, Antong Cao, Matthew Bakonyvari, Kaia Bonham and Josslyn Grover.
    The Poul Anderson Creative Writing Contest is held each spring, sponsored by the Friends of the Orinda Library and is open to students who reside or attend high school in Orinda. The contest is named in honor of the late Poul Anderson, a popular science-fiction writer and Orinda resident, who was a friend to the community for 40 years.
    For more information, visit https://friendsoftheorindalibrary.org/writingcontest/.

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