September 27, 2012 |

Writing for the right reasons

A lifelong writer, EWU teacher earns second runner-up title for fiction award

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By JAMES EIK

Staff Reporter

For Polly Buckingham, writing is a life-long intrinsic passion.

Buckingham, a Medical Lake resident and senior lecturer at Eastern Washington University, was recently announced as runner-up in the 2012 Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction for her submission “The Stolen Child and Other Stories.” This is her second time receiving runner-up status in the contest, one that she's followed for a number of years.

Winners of the award receive full publication for their submission...

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