Accenti Contests 2021 – Finalists Announced

Accenti Magazine is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2021 WRITING, PHOTO and POETRY Contests. The four finalists in each contest were chosen by a panel of independent judges. Each contest consists of a Grand Prize of $1000, and three Runner-Up Prizes of $100.

Writing Contest Finalists
– Lucia Gagliese, Papa’s Shed
– Maria Luisa Ierfino-Adornato, Life Is What Happens… – Winner
– Darlene Madott, Cooking Sicilian with Concetta and Lampedusa During the Pandemic
– Polly Phokeev, Long Haul to Napoli

The judges were Delia De Santis, Eufemia Fantetti, Mark Frutkin, Gilda Morina Syverson.

Photo Contest Finalists
– Stefano Anghileri, Socializing Laundry
– Andria Sallese, Setting a World Record – Longest Foosball Table
– Doron Talmi, San Marco in the Rain
– Doron Talmi, San Trovaso Aqua Alta – Winner

The judges were Andrew Andreoli, Nicolas Colarusso, Daniela De Pau, Franca Totera.

Poetry Contest Finalists
– Susanna Cupido, The Door – Winner
– Josie Di Sciascio-Andrews, Feux Rouges
– Diane Pacitti, Unfoundland
– Renee Sgroi, Weak Cloth

The judges were Domenico Capilongo, Mary di Michele, Cristina Perissinotto, Derek Webster.

Congratulations to all the finalists!
The winner in each category was announced live on Zoom during the Librissimi Toronto Italian Book Festival, on Saturday, May 15, 2021, 1 p.m. (ET).

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