This past Sunday, these smiling people were celebrated as winners of the Sandra Hutchins Humanities Symposium Writing Competition. The awards are named in honor of a retired Belmont English faculty member, Dr. Sandra Hutchins, longtime creative writing professor and advisor to the Belmont Literary Journal. Below is a list of the winners and the titles of their work.
First place: “Instead” from Jacqueline Karneth
Second place: “Island” from Liam McDermott
First place: “Words Words Words” from Gabriela Gonzales
Second place: “Their Drunken Boat” from Jacqueline Karneth
First place: “The Oil Spill” by Lauren Cottle
Second place: “We Thaw” from Jacqueline Karneth
Image Credit: Susan Finch