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33rd Annual Larry Neal Writers’ Awards Presentation

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

MEDIA ADVISORY FOR: Thursday, June 9, 2016
CONTACT: Jeffrey Scott (DCCAH), 202-724-5613, [email protected]

33rd Annual Larry Neal Writers’ Awards Presentation

WHAT: 33rd Annual Larry Neal Writers’ Awards Presentation
WHERE: 200 I (Eye) Street SE, Washington, DC 20003
WHEN: Thursday, June 9, 2016, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
WHO: The DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities (DCCAH)

(WASHINGTON, DC) – The DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities (DCCAH) will host the 33rd Annual Larry Neal Writers’ Awards on Thursday, June 9 at 7:00 PM at the Commission’s gallery space at 200 I (Eye) Street SE.

The awards recognize excellence in the literary arts by District of Columbia writers and are named in honor of renowned author and first executive director of DCCAH, Larry Neal.


Larry Neal Writers’ Awards Finalists:

Adult Fiction
Tara Campbell
John Copenhaver
Brendan Williams-Childs
Joyce Winslow

Adult Poetry
Sandra Beasley
Jennifer Clements
Taylor Johnson

Adult Dramatic Writing
Kitty Felde
Rachel Hynes

Youth Poetry
Christina Cook
Albert Gordon III
Reginald Shepherd

Teen Poetry
Leslie Gutierrez
Nesha Ruther
Daniela Shia-Sevilla
Gaelyn Smith

Teen Fiction
Celia Caldwell
Fatimah Fair
Eliza Zizka

Press interested in attending the Awards should RSVP to Jeffrey Scott, Marketing and Communications Specialist at [email protected] or 202-724-5613.