English grad Crystal Vaughan awarded first place in Atlantic Writing Competition

Clare Goulet and Crystal VaughanMount grad and former English Honours student Crystal Vaughan was awarded first place for creative non-fiction in this year’s Atlantic Writing Competition. Crystal read from her winning piece at the Word on the Street festival, with Mount students and faculty there to cheer her on. As Crystal points out, her winning submission was born in Clare Goulet’s creative writing class at the Mount. (Crystal is shown with Clare in the picture on the left). Here is Crystal’s account of her experience at Word on the Street, via her blog at pebblesandbuttons.com.

A word about Word on the Street  Pebbles & Buttons

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Crystal Vaughan, Halifax Word on the Street, Atlantic Writing Competition Reading

When I was a kid I loved watching the children’s television show Fred Penner’s Place. My favourite part of the show was when the “Word Bird” stopped by to deliver the word of the day. Who knows, but maybe this is where my love of words first originated!

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