2022 Winners

Congratulations to the following authors on penning this year's winning submissions:

Academic Writing:

 
1st Place: Meghan Schrader for "Out of Place: Julia Ward Howe's The Hermaphrodite in 19th C Literature"
 
2nd Place: Parker Tillmon for "A Deeper Look at Nuclear Forensic Chemistry"
 
3rd: Place: Blake Williams for "Be A Man: A Marxist Rhetorical Analysis of Will Wood’s 'I/Me/Myself'"
 
Honorable Mention/Student Choice Award: Kyle Dixon for "Sensationalism and Crime in 19th Century America"
 

Poetry:

 
1st Place/Student Choice Award: Jason Branch for "Perfect Victim"
 
2nd Place: Reese Greene for "Move"
 
3rd Place: Meghan Schrader for "Earthen Woman"
 
Honorable Mention: Blake Williams for "The Summer of Love"
 

Creative Nonfiction:

 
1st Place: Upasana Shrestha for "Aliens in America"
 
2nd Place/Student Choice Award: Meghan Schrader for "Ode to the College Kid: Is This What They Meant by ‘Youth’?"
 
3rd Place: Eden Diller for "Time Dependence"
 

Fiction:

 
1st Place: Muriel Mackie for "lovely as the day is long"
 
2nd Place: Travis Mersing for "The Village of Abernathy"
 
3rd Place: Parker Tillmon for "your love gave me flowers"
 
Honorable Mention: Blake Williams for "Factory #234"
 
Student Choice Award: Presley Wollan for "on death and dying"
 

This year's winning submissions are also available for purchase in a bound book, created and edited by the Writing Cente, for $10 while supplies last.

Please contact Dr. Janelle Pulczinski at pulczinski@trine.edu for information on the competition or to order your copy of these wonderful examples of creativity and scholarship today!