SDWEG Members Around the Town

as reported in the December issue of The Writer’s Life

SDWEG is proud to note when its members are engaged in creative activities with other organizations around San Diego and beyond.

Ruth Leyse-Wallace, Ph.D. — she has been selected as one of the judges for the 8th annual High School Essay Contest being held by the International Bipolar Foundation, whose headquarters are in San Diego. The 2017 contest will award $1,000, $500, and $250 to select students who show a passionate understanding of the research they have conducted on a notable figure with bipolar disorder.

Gary Winter — his award-winning multicultural novel The Deer Dancer (Sunbelt Books) was chosen to be a gift to the first 25 guests at the San Diego Art Institute’s “Poetry & Art Series 2017” this November in Balboa Park.

photo credit: Malik Earnest

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