Congratulations to our 2021 Writing Competition Winners!
Brancart Fiction Award:
- 1st Place: Carson Young for “Marmalade”
Richardson Poetry Award:
- 1st Place: Vivian Walman-Randall for “Persephone”
Most Excellent Awards
- 1st Place: Resh Grewal for “Boiled Milk and Masala Skies”
- 2nd Place: Elaina Smolin for “This is An Ad for Vans”
- Honorable Mention: Mikaela Stone for “Stream of Fractured Consciousness: A Talk to Text Story”
- Honorable Mention: Sierra Vakili for “Mystery House, Mystery Home”
- Honorable Mention: Pierre Thibodeaux for “The Check”
- 1st Place: Carson Young for “Body-Centered Lattice, Whale Fall, Circe Should Have Inherited the Earth”
- 2nd Place: Amelia Rodriguez for “Five Poems”
- Honorable Mention: Jennifer Sor for “Truthful Obit, A Bug's Place, Intake Assessment”
- Honorable Mention: Jordan Finley for “BMI, Boys, Barbary (Yawp!)”
- Honorable Mention: Tomas Palpallatoc for “Ancestry, He Dies, Over Years and Overnight, Two Step, Forget me not”
- 1st Place: Kat Yuen for “What Is Passed?”
- 2nd Place: Celine Pun for “Honoring My Scallions”
- Honorable Mention: Carson Young for “Transangelic: The Idols of a Transgender Existence”
- Honorable Mention: Hannah Morley for “Toasting the Animorphs”
- Honorable Mention: Michelle Dalarossa for “A Literary Translation of Clarice Lispector's "The Departure of the Train”
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