Thursday, September 24, 2009

Local Web Site: Irwin leaves legacy for young writers

2008 photo of Britta Bell of Litchfield, statewide poetry winner; with from left, Franz Douskey of the Young Writers Trust; Ben Cooper of Barkhamsted, statewide prose winner, and Jack Miller, president of Central Connecticut State University.


“Jim Irwin’s dedication to the talents of young writers will be a legacy that lives on in all students who benefited from his generosity,” said Deborah Dove, the English department coordinator at Litchfield High School in an email. “Both Dr. James McGoldrick and I had students from Litchfield High School who became award winners in his prestigious and well known IMPAC contest.”

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