Announcing the Winner of the 6-Word Memoir Contest!


Great submissions!  Thanks, everyone!  There were nearly 400 submissions.

Wild Mountain Memoir Retreat is thrilled to announce the winner of the Six-Word Memoir Contest.

The randomly drawn winning name and tweet is:

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UPDATE:  (1:30 pm 2/26/13)  The winner has accepted the scholarship and the contest is therefore officially closed.

Didn’t win?  We’re sorry! Until Noon February 27th,  you can still receive $50.00 off the price of registration when you enter the discount code “Writerly” (Please note there is no period in the spelling of the trademark word “” when applying the discount code in your Check Out for  registration).

The winner of the Six-Word Memoir Contest should contact us immediately at to officially accept the scholarship to Wild Mountain Memoir Retreat, which includes tuition, shared lodging, all meals during retreat stay, and transportation via chartered coach between Seattle and Sleeping Lady Resort.

If the winner does not officially accept the scholarship by midnight Tuesday, February 26, 2013, another name will be randomly drawn and an announcement will be made on this page on Wednesday, February 27, 2013.

We hope to see you at Wild Mountain, a weekend of community, inspiration, and writing with keynote speaker Cheryl Strayed and 10 memoir classes from retreat faculty Theo Pauline Nestor, Suzanne Finnamore, Ariel Gore, EJ Levy and Candace Walsh. Read more about the Wild Mountain Memoir Retreat program here.



One response to “Announcing the Winner of the 6-Word Memoir Contest!

  1. Thank you–even if it were in italics and bolded and all-capped–does not suffice. What a huge privilege and honor to get to attend this conference. With deep appreciation to and Wild Mountain Memoir retreat.

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