Thursday, April 30, 2009

Updated YOUNG WRITERS Post @ CSU System Site

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LIKE A SPORTS BANQUET FOR YOUNG WRITERS ...
But With Much Better Food & Music



The state winners in prose and poetry, to be announced at the Mark Twain House & Museum ceremony, will have their work considered for publication in Connecticut Review, the literary journal published by the Connecticut State University System (CSUS).

  • Connecticut Review


  • They will also receive cash awards.


  • CSU SYSTEM POST INCLUDES ALL 2009 COUNTY CHAMPIONS


  • Since 1998, the Trust has given more than $174,000 to Connecticut's best young writers. About 6,000 students have participated in the program.

  • Young Writers Trust


  • Eastern Connecticut's Young Poets & Writers En Route To Twain House


  • THE JEN ALLEN BIG BAND
    AND A TEAM OF VOCALISTS
    NOW IN REHEARSAL ...
    Updates To Follow

    video
    Musical Finale, 11th Annual Dinner,
    IMPAC-CSU System
    Young Writers Competition, June 2008


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    2009 INVITATION
    Young Writers
    Annual Celebration
    Mark Twain House & Museum


    Click below on invitation to annual celebration
    @ Mark Twain House & Museum ..



    The Young Writers Trust is continuing to accept sponsorships for the annual celebration.

    Recent donations have been received from Michael Tomasso of The TOMASSO Companies of New Britain; Attorney Kevin Creed of Newman Creed & Associates of Bristol; Eileen Lieberman, Adolf Gordon Corporation of Vernon; Joshua Lieberman of Comprehensive Media Services LLC of Vernon; Vincent Michael Valvo, Group Publisher, The Warren Group [Commercial Record]; the Raap & Vigeant families, Village Pub & Restaurant, Litchfield; Franz Douskey, professor at Gateway Community College in New Haven and President Emeritus of IMPAC University, Punta Gorda, FL; Dr. David Carter, the CSU System Chancellor; Dr. Joseph Bentivegna of Rocky Hill, the eye surgeon and novelist; Dr. William Cibes, the CSU System Chancellor Emeritus; Pat Steier of PS Art Gallery, Litchfield; Anny Gentilin of Charleston, S.C.; Dr. Lauren Doninger, professor at Gateway Community; Fran and Michael Keilty of the Hickory Stick Book Shop, Washington Depot; Ted Murphy of E.J. Murphy Realty, Litchfield; Attorney Jack Horak of Reid & Riege, Hartford; Attorney Tim Moynahan of Moynahan & Minnella, Waterbury; novelist Denning Powell of West Hartford; Attorney Bill Crowe of Mayo Crowe, Hartford; David and Ginger Dean of Litchfield County Commerical, Torrington; and Jeff Lalonde of Torrington Savings Bank. In addition, the Trust has received a number of substantial pledges for the annual celebration from long-time sponsors.

    Thanks to our sponsors and volunteer laborers throughout Connecticut, we are able to sustain the program this year.

    SPONSORSHIPS
    Business Card Ads in Program, $250;
    County Award Co-Sponsors, $500.
    * The Trust has also gratefully accepted
    donations in smaller denominations.


  • English Teachers: Restart Your Engines With Performance Poet Elizabeth Thomas @ Twain House May 31



  • * YOUNG WRITERS TWAIN HOUSE LA CUPOLA DRAFT MENU

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    1st draft
    highlighting many of the possibilities ...
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    Reception, 5:30 - 7 p.m., Sunday, May 31, 2009
    IMPAC-CSU System Young Writers Trust
    12th annual celebration

    CHEF-ATTENDED CARVING STATION
    Roasted turkey breast with whole grain mustard and imported rustic breads
    Over seared pochetta served with olive, sundried tomato pesto and rustic breads

    ITALIAN ANTIPASTO BOARD
    Dried cured meats, aged imported cheeses, pickled garden vegetables, rustic breads

    FRUIT DISPLAY WITH YOGURT SAUCE


    SEASONAL VEGETABLE DISPLAY
    Crisp garden vegetables served with Italian gorgonzola dip and roasted garlic hummus and assorted flat breads

    BUTLER PASSED HORS D'OEUVRES
    Tomato bruschetta
    Lump crab stuffed mushrooms
    Coney island franks
    Spinach risotto Arancia
    Lobster &corn fritters
    Asparagus tips with smoked salmon goat cheese wrapped in pastry
    Lobster tart cobbler
    Scallops wrapped in bacon
    Miniature Maryland crab cakes
    Lollipop baby lamb chops
    Chicken sate with olive, sundried tomato pesto
    Red and yellow cherry tomatoes and fresh mozzarella skewers
    Roasted tenderloin crostini with horseradish aioli and green onions
    Chicken tempura
    Goat cheese and wild mushroom strudel
    Shrimp wrapped with arugula and prosciutto
    Baked polenta with wild mushrooms and gorgonzola cheese
    English cucumbers with smoked salmon
    Figs stuffed with goat cheese and prosciutto
    Roast duck wrapped with arugula on brochette with aged balsamic
    Assorted pizzas

  • Jazz Scene Heating Up @ Twain House
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