Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Humanities Symposium Writing Contest Winners

This year’s Humanities Symposium writing competition received over 100 submissions in three categories: fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry. Dr. Sandy Hutchins, Dr. Andrea Stover, and Dr. Gary McDowell served as judges for the contest and are proud to announce the following winners:

1st place: Hannah Baggott's "Fighter"
2nd place: Jessica Auville's "Dry Bones"

Creative Nonfiction:
1st place: Erin Turberville's "Operation Desert Storm"
2nd place: Melanie Bond's "The Fall of My Junior Year"

1st place: Austin Boling's "After the wars,"
2nd place: Alissa Lindemann's "The Chaos Sound"

L to R: (seated) Erin Turberville, Alissa Lindemann, Hannah Baggott, Austin Boling, Melanie Bond, Jessica Auville; (standing) Dr. Gary McDowell

Last week, as part of Belmont’s 11th Annual Humanities Symposium, Civility and Its Discontents, the winning writers read from their pieces as part of a symposium panel. Congratulations to all the participants, and especially to the award winners for their deserving work!