The winers of 2021 Southern Christian Writers Conference Writing Awards were announced and honored at the annual SCWC workshop on June 5.
We're pleased to announce the following winners (and share links of those winning entries that are available online; click to read them):
1st place: David Chancey, “When Hate is Appropriate," The Newnan Times-Herald
2nd place: Jan White, “Faith over fear in the face of Covid-19," The Andalusia Star News
3rd place: Shirley Crowder, “Christians Should Scatter Sunshine," The Gadsden Times
1st place: Bill King, "In Over your Head?" in Mature Living Magazine
2nd place: Karen Allen, "Unexpected Blessings," in Home Life Magazine
3rd place: Grace Booth, "Duplicity," in Life Signs Magazine
1st place: LaKisha Cargill, "Betrayal," in Wildfire
2nd place: April McCay, "The Golden Leaf" in The Cullman Tribune
3rd place: Tina Posey, "Life is Like a Fragrant Rose," in The Fentress Courier
1st place: Becky Alexander, "Connected by Kindness," in Chicken Soup for the Soul: Miracles and Divine Intervention
2nd place: Karen Allen, "The Lost Ring," in Abba's Answers
3rd place: Nancy Cowart, "He Drew Us All," in Abba's Answers
1st place: Mel Tavares for "Post Pandemic Grief"
2nd place: Terri Miller for "Adjusting my Focus"
3rd place: Miranda Herring for "The Blue Nights and the Heavy Things"
Honorable Mention: Katie Dale for "Always Look for the Rainbow"
Honorable Mention: A. Ray Lee for "Out of Darkness into Light"
Congratulations to all of our winners!
And thank you to the SCWC staff and dedicated judges George Daniels (professor of journalism at the University of Alabama) and Carrie Brown McWhorter (content editor for TAB Media) for selecting our winners.