FIRST-YEAR ESSAY:

  • Winner, Adri Ustick, "A Meaningful Life."

POETRY:

  • Winner, Vanessa Zimmerman, "Babies and Bathwater," "Cassandra," & "Another Way to Grieve."

SHORT STORY:

  • First, Ryan Price, "A Saturday in August."
  • Second, Erin Broussard, "Mother Love."

LONG FORM:

  • Winner, Adriel Eliora Smith, "Scattered Shards and Mended Vessels," a long essay.

HYBRID:

  • First, Vanessa Zimmerman, "In the Name of Science."
  • Second, Alex Durham, "Mirrors."

HUMOR:

  • Winner, Sarah Powell, "Summer '72."

PERSONAL ESSAY:

  • First, Yuuto Kuroki, "Pray for Sweets."
  • Second, Chanelle Ferguson, "Surrendered Palms."

CREATIVE NONFICTION:
 

  • First, Jackson Smith, “Bees, Wasps, and Why Their Differences Offer a Psychoanalysis of Monroe Township.”
  • Second, Mae McDermott, “Loss of Self, Isolation, Pressure, Breakage, and Silent Hurt as Exemplified by Colored Pencils.”

NONFICTION:

  • First, Alanna Laino, "The Cost of Homelessness for Hospital EDs."
  • Second, Leah DeFusco, "People Over Pipelines: A Look at Petroleum Pipelines from a Legal, Ethical, and Special Interest Context."

FEATURE/MAGAZINE:

  • First, Alexandra Rose, "Ithaca is Saying No to the Plastic Straw."
  • Second, Danielle Lee, "How to Respond to Racial Microagresssions as a Person of Color"