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And the winners are……!

In case you missed last Thursday’s event, we are posting a list of winners here!

2016 WRITING COMPETITION AWARDS

Alan Kay Literary Criticism Award
1st Place (tie): Peggy Saint-Vil, “Analyzing Poems on Death/ Poetic Views on Death”
1st Place (tie): Emmanuela Michel, “Displaced Persons: Pariahs”
2nd Place: Natalie Gustavsson, “The Hidden Power of Goodness in
Muhammed Naseehu Ali’s story ‘Mallam Sile’”
3rd Place: Diogenes Mata, “Drown: Impacts of Physical Abuse”
Adolphus Lee Poetry Award
1st Place: Jane Shor, “The City”
2nd Place: Ariel Nolasco, “You”
3rd Place (tie): Afonso Henrique, “Damn You, Mother!”
3rd Place (tie): George Shengelia, “Night and I”
Charles Matusik Fiction Award
1st Place: Katherine Hernandez, “Chicken Basquaise for Two”
2nd Place: Daiane Bushey, “Bug Parties”
3rd Place: Jaroslav Sykora, “Cheechmoonda”
Graphic Text Award
1st Place: Jessica Glinski, “Yanki Complex”
2nd Place: Reem Flifel, “Don’t Ever Regret Your Actions! Believe In Yourself!”
3rd Place: Marvin Clarke, “The Voiceless Playground”
Judith Walter Personal Essay Award
1st Place: Aleksandra Majkut, “Monday”
2nd Place (tie): Diamond Ivey, “Mysterious Friendship”
2nd Place (tie): Christina Rodriquez, “More to Life”
3rd Place: Dayna Iphill, “The Love of a Mother”
Lou Rivers Drama Award
1st Place: Hallie Lederer, “AGARES”
2nd Place: Michellle Joseph, “Free Bird”
3rd Place (tie): Nicole Bellaflores-Mejia, “Freestyle Effect”
3rd Place (tie): Evens Belleville, “Hounds Tooth”
Laura Polla Scanlon Award for Best Essay on New York
1st Place: Irvin Gutierrez, “Luly Halal Food Truck”
2nd Place: Rowina Bryant, “I Found My Passion”
3rd Place: Alisa Pavlova, “Rhetorical Question”
Michele Forsten Advocacy Award
1st Place: Andreina Avalos, “Hatching From My Shell”
2nd Place (tie): Pamela Drake, “The Portrayal and Betrayal of Women”
2nd Place (tie): Cherishe Cumma, “Erotic vs. Erotica”
3rd Place: Thierno Diallo, “The Immigrants in Benzu”
Charles Hirsch Faculty and Staff Award
1st Place: Essay: Jessica Penner, “Absent”
1st Place: Fiction: Jane Mushabac, “Adult Children”
1st Place: Poetry: Lubos Stepanek, “Mystery Sestina”

LAF Writing Competition Deadline Extended to Monday, February 29!

LAF Competition 2016 PostcardThe LAF Writing Competition Deadline has been extended to February 29! Submit your work soon for a chance at City Tech notoriety, cash prizes, and a chance to win at our Festival on March 24th. There are many categories:

  • Adolphus Lee Poetry Award
  • Charles Matusik Fiction Award
  • Lou Rivers Drama Award
  • Graphic Text Award
  • Alan Kay Literary Criticism Award
  • Judith Walter Personal Essay Award
  • Laura Polla Scanlon Award for Best Essay on New York
  • Michele Forsten Advocacy Award
  • Charles Hirsch Faculty and Staff Award

Submit contest entries to
CityTechLAF@gmail.com
Indicate in the header of the email the category being entered:

LAF Writing Competition Postcard 2016

 

Writing Competition 2016: Deadline Feb. 25, 2016!

LAF Competition 2016 PostcardSubmit contest entries to CityTechLAF@gmail.com

Indicate in the header of the email the category being entered:

  • Adolphus Lee Poetry Award
  • Charles Matusik Fiction Award
  • Lou Rivers Drama Award
  • Graphic Text Award
  • Alan Kay Literary Criticism Award
  • Judith Walter Personal Essay Award
  • Laura Polla Scanlon Award for Best Essay on New York
  • Michele Forsten Advocacy Award
  • Charles Hirsch Faculty and Staff Award

LAF Writing Competition Postcard 2016