Date: 
Monday, February 20, 2012

The Conference On Christianity and Literature

Winners of the 2012 Student Writing Contest

Creative Non-fiction
1st place: Lauren Moore, Cedarville University, "The Pilgrim Pathway"
2nd place: Lauren Sawyer, Indiana Wesleyan University, "The Difference between Dead and Alive"
3rd place: Kathryn Mogk, Pepperdine University, "Seeing the Middle Ages"

Fiction
1st place: Preston Yancey, Baylor University, "The Heathen"
2nd place: Adam Kneeland, Houghton College, "This Place is Not Tegesta Anymore"
3rd place: Brenna Case, Gordon College, "Shrimp Farm Baptism"

Academic Essay
1st place: Kathryn Mogk, Pepperdine University, “Swallowing the Golden Pill: The Integral Christianity of Narnia
2nd place: Ashley Couch, Houghton College, “Love and Marriage with Philip Larkin and Eavan Boland
3rd place: Sarah Carter, Wheaton College, “Wordsworth’s ‘Spirit of the Universe’ and the Quest for Tranquility

Poetry
1st place: Sarah Grigg, University of Virginia, “The Journal of God at Play
2nd place: Daisy Hernandez, Hope College, “Día del Turkey, 2011
3rd place: Lauren Sawyer, Indiana Wesleyan University, “Eve’s Big Exit
Honorable Mention: Nick Rassi, Indiana Wesleyan University, “My Louisiana Sky

Judges:
Creative Non-fiction: Lauren Winner
Fiction: Randy Boyagoda
Academic Essay: Susan M. Felch
Poetry: Jill Peláez Baumgaertner

 Lists of winners from past years can be accessed below.

2011 Student Writing Contest Winners

2010 Student Writing Contest Winners

2009 Student Writing Contest Winners

2008 Student Writing Contest Winners

2007 Student Writing Contest Winners

2006 Student Writing Contest Winners

2005 Student Writing Contest Winners

2004 Student Writing Contest Winners

2003 Student Writing Contest Winners

2002 Student Writing Contest Winners