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Creative Writing Contest

Creative Writing Contest

Winners announced! 

The judges of the Library’s 2019 Creative Writing Contest were impressed with the entries in response to the “Last Word” theme and are pleased to announce the winners:

  • Student 1st prize: Phaedra McArdle / “What Being Dissociated Feels Like”
  • Student 2nd prize: Danny Barber / “Saint Bernard Save Me”
  • Student 3rd prize: Felicia Ripley / “The Last Word”
  • Employee Honorable Mention: Jeanette Sanchez / “Thank you dark.”
  • Employee Honorable Mention: D Lee / “Cellar”

The full text of winning entries are displayed in the 2019 The Last Word winners archive


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Enter the Library’s Spring 2019 Creative Writing Contest!

Theme: "The Last Word(break-ups, funeral/death, graduation, arguments, good-byes, etc.)
Who can enter: students and employees 
What to enter: a piece of super short fiction, super short essay, poetry, address/speech, etc. between 100-250 words 
Deadline: Friday, May 31, 2019, 5:00 pm 
How to enter: Submit via the library webpage: seattlecentral.edu/library  

How we'll judge: Based on originality and connection to the theme. 

Prizes/Recognition: 3 student winners will receive gift cards. A celebration will take place Thursday, June 6, 1:30-2:30
Rescheduled for Tuesday, June 11, from 2:30 – 3:30 in Library Room T.
Direct link to submission form [requires @seattlecolleges.edu email]https://tinyurl.com/y4edu2tl 
Questions can be directed to librarian alyssa.jocsonporter@seattlecolleges.edu

Brought to you by:

Johnny Horton (English) and Marjorie Richards (ESL) are excited to team up with Alyssa Jocson Porter (Library) to coordinate our writing contest.