Thursday, April 18, 2013

Well Versed 2013 Cover Released

Hot off the press: Linda Fisher, managing editor of Well Versed, sent an e-mail yesterday announcing release of the cover (at left) for the 2013 issue. In her e-mail, she asked contributors to share the cover on their blogs.

Well Versed is an annual anthology compiled and published by the Columbia Chapter of the Missouri Writers' Guild. Each fall, CCMWG holds a contest inviting all writers (members and non-members) to submit short stories, essays, articles, and poems.

Judges for fiction, poetry, and nonfiction pick their top three selections, along with honorable mentions. In addition to the judges' picks and honorable mentions, other works of merit are selected for inclusion in the anthology.

For the 2013 issue, Velda Brotherton judged fiction submissions, Mark Pearce judged poems, and Deborah Marshall judged nonfiction entries. 

I'm honored that my essay "Amo, Amas, Amat" was awarded second place in the nonfiction category, and I'm excited to share ink with several writing buddies.

Three Coffee and Critique group members, who also belong to Saturday Writers -- Karen Guccione-Englert, Jack Zerr and Marcia Gaye -- have works in the anthology, as do Saturday Writers members Lynn Obermoeller and Sheree Nielsen.

The launch date for Well Versed 2013 is in June.


  1. Congrats to you, Donna, and the others, too! :)
    I love the cover this year.

  2. Hi Madeline,

    Hi Becky,
    Thanks! It is another cool cover.


  3. Beautiful cover. Congratulations!

  4. Congratulations, Donna. Another notch in your publication belt. ;)

  5. Congratulations on the pub, Donna! And the book cover is lovely. Thanks for sharing the info.

  6. Hi Tammy, Sioux, Karen, Clara, and Lisa,

    Thanks! It's exciting!


  7. Congrats on your nonfiction! Love that cover. Fall is my favorite season.

  8. Love the cover, very pretty. Congrats on your publication!

    Critter Alley

  9. Congratulations, yet another award and publication under your belt!

  10. Hi Val,
    Thanks. I love fall too.

    Hi Pat,
    Thanks. I like the cover too.

    Hi Sean,
    Thanks for your kind words.


  11. Congratulatons Donna and thanks for mentioning me and linking to my blog!


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