2020 Wish You Were Here Contest Winners


Congratulations to the Redwood Writers
2020 "Wish You Were Here" Contest Winners!



Crissi Langwell

"Big Trees"

Crissi Langwell writes romance, magical realism, and literary fiction novels that often feature strong female heroines and tell the story of the underdog. She joined Redwood Writers in 2012 and has served as the club's 2020 anthology editor, board secretary, social media manager, and newsletter editor. She is currently writing For the Birds, a love story set in Sonoma County. Find her at crissilangwell.com.



Nicole Zimmerman

"Romantic Getaway"



Nancy Martin

"Mediterranean Mishap"

Nicole R. Zimmerman, MFA, was a 2019 recipient of Creative Sonoma's Discovered Awards for Emerging Literary Artists. Her work appears in literary journals including Sonora Review, Under The Gum Tree, The Rumpus, Hypertext Review, About Place, Ruminate, Birdland, Origins, and Creative Nonfiction. Nicole leads writing workshops using the Amherst Writers & Artists (AWA) method. NicolerZimmerman.com.

Nancy J. Martin was born in San Francisco, raised in Marin County and migrated north to the Valley of the Moon, where she has resided since 1976. NancyJMartinAuthor.com.




Carole Bumpus has been a state board member of the California Writers’ Club since 2012, on the local San Francisco Peninsula Branch board since 2010, and chair of the regional NorCal Group board since 2015. She is also a member of the Women’s National Book Association–San Francisco, a member of the Writers’ League of Texas, Austin branch and has been a contributing food/travel writer for numerous local and national newspapers.


Linda C. McCabe

Linda C. McCabe is the author of Quest of the Warrior Maiden and Fate of the Saracen Knight, an epic historic fantasy series set in the time of Charlemagne. She received a master’s degree as an historian of science from Sonoma State University, and loves to travel. To aid in her research, she traveled twice to France. Her first novel was honored by the Bay Area Independent Publishers Association’s 2013 awards.



Tina Deason

Tina Riddle Deason is the author of One’s Own Sweet Way, a novel about Anxiety Disorder, (CM Riddle), several short stories including Redwood Writers and Chicken Soup for the Soul anthologies, Sage Woman, Witches & Pagans and Common Grounds magazines. She is currently working on two novels and an apprenticeship manual. She writes and performs rituals and ceremonies and leads women’s circles, and a yearlong Priestess Apprenticeship.




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