Members of the centennial book committee

Writers fêted at Alberni’s Capitol Theatre

The Port Alberni centennial committee honoured a host of writers at the Capitol Theatre Tuesday night.

The Port Alberni centennial committee honoured a host of writers at the Capitol Theatre Tuesday night with the announcement of A Tale of Two Cities contest winners, and the official launch of the centennial book, The Albernis Then and Now: 1912–2012.

The Port Alberni library put on the writing contest. Winners were announced, and their work was read aloud.

Winners were:

Poem – Adult

1 – Frank Holm,– 3 Poems for Port Alberni; 2 – Bob Perkins, Port Alberni Haikus.

Short Story – Adult

1 – Tina Massop, Two Eleven Year Old Girls; 2 – Wilma Doxtdator, Red Neck Reputation.

Family History

1 – Irene Robinson, Kwalats Learns to be Careful.

Short Story — Youth

1 – Shereen Platthoff, Across the Trestle.