Emerson Collins and Del Shores of the Del Shores Foundation interview winner Jiggs Burgess. In an emailed announcement this week, the Del Shores Foundation announced its inaugural winners of its 2021 Writers Search.
The search awards LGBTQ writers in three different categories. The search also focuses on the southern region of the United States.
On Monday, the Del Shores Foundation announced its three winners in Best Play, Best Screenplay and Best Short Film Script awards.
Of those three, one is from Texas. “We are so thrilled to share their stories with you. This is the start of the journey you are all helping us make to find and elevate new LGBTQ+ Southern writers,” the foundation stated in the announcement.