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2020 Contest Winners

HYBRID:

  • First, Rebecca Brutus, "Long Division"
  • Second, Laura Ilioaei, "Unbirthed Revelations"

NONFICTION:

  • First, Vivian Goldstein, "Good Representation is a Myth"
  • Second, Maya Greenberg, "Above Love: Romantic Frustration in The Cherry Orchard"

CREATIVE NONFICTION:

  • Makiyah Adams, "Hottentot Hijabi Micromanages Her Own Janazah"

SHORT STORY:

  • First, Mattie Beauford, "Atlantic Beach, 1982"
  • Second, Adam Messinger, "Late Night Double Feature"

POETRY:

  • First, Meaghan McElroy
  • Second, Nicole Brokaw

PERSONAL ESSAY:

  • First, Olivia McKeon, "Play Pretend"
  • Second, Kevin Gyasi-Frempah, "Mrs. Doyle"

FEATURE/MAGAZINE:

  • Emily Hung, "Local Exhibit on Migration Showcases Student Art"

FIRST-YEAR ESSAY:

  • First, Julia Dath, "God, Our God"
  • Second, Oscar Izenson, "Off With Their Heads: The Mad Media Massacre of Queer People With Mental Illness"

HUMOR/SATIRE:

  • First, Mattie Beauford, "Diary of a Happily Angry Black Woman"
  • Second, Justin Wooster, "La Bella Figura" • Colin McKechnie, "Sweat Pants & Keystone Light"