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WQED Announces Finalists for 2023 Writers Contest

PITTSBURGH--WQED is happy to announce the finalists of its 2023 WQED Writers Contest. Partnering with WQED on its Writers Contest this year are The City of Pittsburgh and the Amelia Miles Foundation. Sixteen stories were chosen from almost 400 received from throughout Pennsylvania, and several states throughout the country, from New Jersey to California.

The public will be invited to vote from May 12 to May 19 for the “Readers' Choice Winner.” All finalists’ stories will be available to read and listen to via WQED’s Writers Contest page at Winners of the 2023 Writers Contest will be announced at a winners’ celebration on May 20, 2023, and awarded prizes. Look for the results at YOU CAN CAST ONE VOTE PER EMAIL ACCOUNT EACH DAY !!!!

The 2023 Finalists from Hatfield Elementary School:

First Grade

Gia Gaudiano

Third Grade

Lilianne Amber

Xavier Kopec


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