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Judson University Writing Awards

The English Department offers cash prizes for the best student writers in the categories of Creative Writing and Scholarly Writing, open to all full-time Judson undergraduates from any major.

Winners can be seen at http://judsonliterary.org.


The 2020 winners

For Scholarly Writing:
Sarah Jenkins, "Dante and the Construction of Hell." 

For Creative Writing:
Maxwell Starcevich. "The Pit." (drama)

Isaiah Robinson. "Man of Letters." (poetry) 


 Winners appear in an online literary magazine: https://judsonliterary.wordpress.com 


The 2019 winners

For Creative Writing:
Skylar Kriegel, "War Paint" and "Bandages." (creative non-fiction)
Chiara Pries, "Pretty Girl." (tie for fiction)

Sofia Mayer, "Fight to the Finish." (tie for fiction).

For Scholarly Writing:
James Fleshman, "Taras Shevchenko in Postcolonial Dialogue: The Rise of Ukrainian Nationalism."


The 2018 winners

For Creative Writing:
Micah Anderson, "Bri's Last Wish" (screenplay)
Dietrich Heiss, "Decolonize my Tongue" (poem)

For Scholarly Writing:
Sarah Jenkins, "Mental Health and Power Disparity in Charlotte Perkins Gilman's 'The Yellow Wallpaper'"
Maxwell Starcevich, "Houses or Temples? Reassessing the Function of Gobekli Tepe."

The 2017 winner

Catherine Anderson, "Redefining Piety in Homer's Odyssey."

Award Funding

The Judson University Writing Awards are funded through the generous support of alumni, faculty, and other friends of the University.

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