Posted by Victoria Strauss for Writer Beware If you've been reading this blog for any length of time, you may have guessed that I'm not a big fan of writing contests and awards.
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It gives me validation to continue on my Photographic journey, always being honest and true to what I see and feel. Besides this, it was also very encouraging and thorough in critique of each image.
Also noted and appreciated were all the relevant and further reading links. I will certainly bear them in mind when resuming this project or other projects of a similar stylistic profile.
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Gay will speak on the final evening of the PEN World Voices Festival, which will be held in New York from April.