Rochester Media Sponsors Writing Contest

Rochester Media is a sponsor of the annual Rochester Writers’ Conference and the writing contest associated with the event. Currently, two contests run per year. The 2014 summer writing contest had four categories with cash prizes for first, second and third places. Each category had a different judge from the local writing community. To acquire the best results, the judges could only see the title and body of the work they were reading. They did not know who wrote and entered the piece. … [Read more...]

Record Numbers at the 2012 Rochester Writers Conference

Success, Five Years in a Row The 2012 Rochester Writers’ Conference has had more attendees every year since it began in 2008. Originally held at Rochester College, organizers moved the event to Oakland University in 2010. Attendees, presenters and volunteers made up the 100 plus writers networking at the one-day conference on October 20th. “I really enjoyed it all,” states Vicki Wilke, returning attendee, “I learned a lot from Lisa Howard, the keynote (Stan Williams), Christine Rhein and … [Read more...]