Student Poetry Contest Winner Featured in Bestselling Anthology
We received news that Tina Bausinger, who placed in third place this year in the 2010 Student Poetry Contest for her poem "Remember Us," has a story featured in the bestselling Chicken Soup for the Soul series. The details are as follows (from press release):
Patriot Talon columnist Tina Bausinger, an English major at the University, is among the authors featured in the national bestselling series “Chicken Soup for the Soul” book series. Her short story, Dad’s Tomatoes, is appearing in the new “Chicken Soup for the Soul: Thanks Dad. 101 Stories about Gratitude, Love and Good Times.” Bausinger wrote the story as a tribute to her father, who died in 2003. A special book signing is set for 11 a.m. April 22 at the new Barnes and Noble bookstore in the University Center. A second of her stories is scheduled to appear in July in the new “Chicken Soup for the Soul: Runners.” Bausinger writes a humor column, The Flip Side, which appears weekly in the Talon. An award-winning writer, Bausinger’s short story, “Picking Tomatoes,” was featured last year in Tyler Junior College’s literary magazine. She placed first as Best Short Story at the Texas Intercollegiate Press Association Awards, a statewide contest where writers of many different genres compete against other Texas colleges and universities. She also won first prize in the University’s poetry contest last year.We would like to take this opportunity to congratulate Tina on her writing success and to wish her best of luck.