La Salle’s Kevin Tian’18 Awarded $1000 After Winning Cabrini Literary Guild’s 2016 Creative Writing Contest

La Salle’s Kevin Tian’18 Awarded $1000 After Winning Cabrini Literary Guild’s 2016 Creative Writing Contest

first_img Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Top of the News Education La Salle’s Kevin Tian’18 Awarded $1000 After Winning Cabrini Literary Guild’s 2016 Creative Writing Contest From STAFF REPORTS | Photography by WENDY TIAN Published on Wednesday, April 20, 2016 | 1:20 pm Business News First Heatwave Expected Next Week Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Subscribe Make a comment More Cool Stuff 3 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Kevin Tian ’18 began writing fiction at the age of 8, when he received The Hobbit as a gift from his uncle. After reading this classic, Kevin started writing short fantasy stories, which he read to his family and friends. His winning submission to the Cabrini Literary Guild’s 2016 Creative Writing Contest was his first “public” story, and what a way to begin his literary career.At the Guild’s Awards Luncheon on April 14, Kevin was awarded a check for $1,000 and given the honor of having his piece read aloud to the audience by Desiree Zamorano, an award-winning short story writer and Pushcart Prize nominee. Kevin believes his success has its foundation in advice he received from one his mentors: figure out what makes his writing unique and focus on developing that unique quality.For Kevin, that means mixing standard fantasy elements with real-life details, a strategy evident in his winning piece. Kevin is proud to have represented La Salle at this prestigious competition, and plans to keep writing and competing. Great job, Kevin!La Salle High School, 3880 East Sierra Madre Blvd., Pasadena, (626) 351-8951 or visit www.lasallehs.org.center_img Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Community News Community News Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,PCC – EducationVirtual Schools PasadenaDarrell Done EducationHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes HerbeautyThe Most Heartwarming Moments Between Father And DaughterHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty6 Strong Female TV Characters Who Deserve To Have A SpinoffHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty12 Signs You Want To Stay With Your Girlfriend ForeverHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyThink Outside The Ordinary: 9 Gifts That Do All The Talking!HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty6 Strong Female TV Characters Who Deserve To Have A SpinoffHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyWant To Seriously Cut On Sugar? You Need To Know A Few TricksHerbeautyHerbeauty Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *last_img

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