2013 Big Pencil Award Winners Announced
Rochester, NY – Writers & Books is proud to release this year’s 6 winners of the prestigious Big Pencil Award. The event will be held on November 16th from 6PM to 9PM at 740 University Ave. Tickets can be purchased online and over the phone for $20 for members, $25 for General Public
The evening focuses on acknowledging those people and groups responsible for enriching the Rochester community through literature.
- Gregory Gerard – A teacher of adults who has inspired the creation and appreciation of literature
- Donna Marbach – A teacher of young people who has inspired the creation and appreciation of literature
- Mary Widger – An individual who has made significant contributions to Writers & Books
- Steven Huff – An individual who has made lifelong contributions to Rochester’s literary community
- Patricia Braus on behalf of Rochester Education Foundation’s program Give Back, Give Books – An organization that has made significant contrubutions to the Rochester literary community
- David Schickler – A writer who has had an impact on Rochester Readers
The evening will begin with hors d’oeuvres and cocktails, proceed with the presentation of awards, and conclude with fine teas, coffees and desserts.
For more information or to purchase tickets call 473-2590 ext 107 or visit our website at