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April 20, 2021: The Perfumed Plume Awards for Fragrance Journalism has announced finalists in six categories, and The Plum Girl is a 2x finalist in the category PERFUME STORIES IN MAINSTREAM MEDIA – DIGITAL!

The founders, Ms. Lapsansky and Ms.  Leigh applauded each and every finalist, all the writers that submitted their work, and thanked the judging committee saying that they are still hopeful that the winners shall be celebrated in person this year.

The 2021 finalists were determined by the highest percentage scores received based on the criteria for each category, and here is the complete list!

When I first read propositions for the Parfums Dusita Poetry Contest published on Fragrantica (12th of May – 15th of June 2020) I thought I had no chance, however beautiful and inviting this idea was.  To write a haiku poem? But haiku is such a demanding form, that was my first thought.
Categories were Love and Freedom, inspired by fragrances Mélodie de L’amour and Issara. The idea was to take inspiration from perfume, to create art, and to learn more about poetry.
I don’t remember writing down words that could be regarded as verses or poetry ever since high school, and I must admit that my knowledge about haiku dates back to my school days as well. And yet, I won the 2nd prize!

Let me share some good news with you!

The finalists for the Perfumed Plume Awards 2020 are announced and guess what?

The Plum Girl Blog is a finalist in THREE categories: Perfume Stories in Mainstream Media – Digital – Magazines, Newspapers, Blog Postings, Webzines – with Jean Claude Ellena -The Man Who Stole The Show/Pitti Fragranze Retrospective; Short ‘n Sweet Perfume Stories – Print or Digital – with Jungle Jezebel Review/Miguel Matos for Sarah Baker Perfumes and INSTApost — Perfume Stories on Instagram – with Lover’s Tale / Francesca Bianchi!