Congratulations to our 2019 Writing Competition Winners!
Brancart Fiction Award:
- 1st Place: Carson Young for "Cyanosis"
Richardson Poetry Award:
- 1st Place: Tyana Craig for "Song for Sarah," "Homegoing," "Morning Song," and "Hymn in Seawater"
Most Excellent Awards
- 1st Place: Hannah Maerowitz for "Home"
- 2nd Place: Via Bleidner for "Your Wife Poisons Dogs"
- Honorable Mention: Sheila Tran for "2006 Acura TLX"
- Honorable Mention: Belle Machado for "Fortune"
- 1st Place: Tyana Craig for "Saturday Morning," "In Spring," "Watching the Poppies Turn," "How We Become Our Mothers," "Dock," "Black Love," and "Ode to Red Velvet"
- 2nd Place: Sheila Tran for "diasporic ache," "monkey bars," and "for cruise ships"
- Honorable Mention: Hugh Cook for "Flowerline," "Sandman," "Why Was Today Different From Any Other?" "A Dove's Thoughts," and "June"
- Honorable Mention: Celine Pun for "Marrying Green"
- 1st Place: Lyla Sax for "Depictions of the Korean War: Picasso to North Korean Propaganda"
- 2nd Place: Malire Lozada for "The Pathos of TED Talks"
- Honorable Mention: Emma deZarn for "One Hundred Years of Solitude: An Exploration of Historical Consciousness"
- Honorable Mention: Grace Holtzclaw for "A Writer Breaks Bread with a Reader"
Brancart Fiction Writing Contest: Established by CCS alumna Christine Lehner in memory of her grandmother Reine Brancart, the Brancart Fiction Award is given each year for an exemplary work of fiction. The fiction piece must be at least one (1) page in length but no more than fifteen (15). One entry per student.
- Winner receives: $600.00
Richardson Poetry Writing Contest: Established by CCS alumnus Jeffrey Hewitt in memory of his grandmother Henrietta Wing Richardson, the Richardson Poetry Prize is given each year for an exemplary work of poetry. Students may submit a poem or group of poems of no more than five (5) pages. One entry per student.
- Winner receives $400.00
CCS Most Excellent Writing Contest (Narrative Prose, Essay, Poetry): Students may submit a piece of fiction, an essay or a poem (one submission per category). Narrative prose and essay submissions should be 1-10 pages, and poetry submissions should be 1-5 pages. One entry per category per student.
- One First Place Winner per category receives: $35.00
- One Second Place Winner per category receives: $25.00
- Three Honorable Mentions receive: $15.00