Category Archives: Book Contest

Book Contest winner celebrates book release in holiday style

On December 3, amidst the twinkling Christmas trees at Thistles Flower Shop in downtown Pella, the Write Place’s 2016 Book Contest winner Jean De Vries signed copies of her novel, Bestow On Us Your Grace. The entire Write Place team was on hand to help celebrate the release of the book, our seventy-sixth title. […]

2016 Book Contest winner to host book signing

Book Contest Winner Jean De Vries will take part in a book signing in Pella on December 3.
Local author Jean De Vries will be signing copies of her first novel, Bestow On Us Your Grace, at Thistles Flower Shop in Pella on Saturday, December 3 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.! The event will celebrate the holiday release of De Vries’s book, winner of the Write Place 2016 Book Contest. […]

Overcoming the impossible: Family, faith, and love triumph in 2016 Book Contest Winner

Winner of the 2016 Write Place Book Contest, Bestow On Us Your Grace by Jean De Vries of Pella, Iowa, is the latest novel published by the Write Place. Told through the eyes of a very unlikely couple, an 18-year-old expectant mother and her Amish neighbor, Bestow On Us Your Grace is a heartwarming story about family, faith, and love. […]

No-fee November book contest special

If you’ve been putting off entering the Write Place 2016 Book Contest, now’s the time to bite the bullet.  For the entire month of November, we are waiving the book contest entry fee.When entering, follow the instructions on how to enter—but skip the entry fee step! Remember, we are accepting entries through February 19, 2016. […]

Contest Winner Lost in the Tallgrass to be featured at Indie Author Showcase

Clyde Witt’s Lost in the Tallgrass, winner of the 2014 Write Place Book Contest, has been selected to be featured at the Cuyahoga County Public Library’s Indie Author Conference & Showcase. This day of celebrating literary talent will include a showcase of local independent authors as well as informational talks on self-publishing. It will take […]




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