Quattrochi was named Grand Champion for her poem, "Gazing, Blazing, Praising," which was in iambic pentameter. She also received a blue ribbon for another piece of poetry, for a haiku and for a short story. She took home red ribbons for an essay, a win in the wild card category, a free verse poem, and in children's poetry. Additionally, she received a white ribbon for rhymed verse.
C.J. Clarke received a first place blue ribbon in the story division, and a white ribbon for her poem.
The Cherokee Writers Guild meets at the Hardy Library on the fourth Tuesday of each month, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. There is no membership fee or club dues. Anyone wishing to learn more about writing or publishing is welcome to attend. If you would like to be a published writer, or have aspirations to write your memoirs, a novel, or poetry, you are urged to attend a meeting.