Crative Writing Anthology & Awards Ceremony

Inspired: An Anthology of Creative Writing

Thank you for a successful Award Ceremony, held February 1, 2020 at the Amsterdam Free Library. Look for us again this fall with our 2nd Annual Creative Writing contest! In the meantime, if you are interested in purchasing a copy of the Inspired: An Anthology of Creative Writing, please do so on this page. The price is $7.00 per copy, including shipping. 

Thank you!

$7.00 per copy
INSPIRED - A Creative Writing Anthology

Winners for Inspired Creative Writing Contest

We are pleased to announce the winners in our Inspired Creative Writing Contest.

We want to thank all of the contestants for submitting their work by co-sponsoring, with the Amsterdam Free Library, an awards ceremony on Saturday, February 1st, 2020, at 10:00 AM at the library, for all the contestants, their friends and family.

Here, in order, are the authors we felt most rightly represented the theme, Inspired:


1.Seth Gessinger, The Broken Spoke

2. Jim L Strickland, The Judges Chamber

3.Darcy Etkin, The Race


1.Alan R. Hart, At Maple Shade

2.Roland Vinyard, White Knuckle Rides

3.Dawn Snyder, My Mother and I


1.Margaret Ackenbeck Villanova, Photons

2.David Walsh, She Holds Back her Autumn Leaves

3.Ellie Discioscia, Who is This?

Once again, thank you to all who participated and we look forward to seeing you on Feb. 1st.