2011 Writing Award Winners

Barnard Student Writing Award

Kristy Schwiderson for "A Symbol of Love; Past, Present, & Future"

Amanda Hardy for "One Lightening Symphony"
Grace Larkin for "With Angelic Help"

Houston Student Writing Award

A. Michael Jacoby for "A Nightingale Cries"

Josey Bonini-Aalto for "Reflections of War's Brutish Reality in Johnny Got His Gun"
Kimmie Conrad for "The Farm"

Legler Memorial Poetry Prize

Maxwell Peterson for "Morning Deer"

1st Runner up - Paige Anteau for "Under the Influence of Calm"
2nd Runner up - Ian Girard for "(a Tanka)"
3rd Runner up - Doug Turnbull for "Johnny Hurt"
4th Runner up - Rachel Hare for "Old Tenants"

VandeZande Fiction Prize

Reannon Dykehouse for "Las Abuelas"

Kiah Watson for "After the Probe"
Abbegail Hoye for "They've Disappeared"
Rachel Dunne for "An Adventure"
Rachel Wendels for "Third Time's a Charm"
Jessica Krueger for "For Whom the Bell Tolls"

The Lois and Willard Cohodas Literary Prize

1st Place
Shauna Neshek for "Morality: The Bigfoot of Theory"

2nd Place
Kassondra Hendricks for "Eradication of “race”"

3rd Place
Benjamin Scheelk for "Finding Common Ground"