The 2018 Student Literary Awards hosted by the Creative Writing Program, within the Department of English, honors undergraduate and graduate students within the program for their impressive entries. At this event, students read their fiction, poetry, and non-fiction works at the Barnes & Noble Bookstore on our Biscayne Bay Campus.
See the full list of undergraduate and graduate winners as well as the runner-up for each submission area:
Undergraduate winner: Sarah Catherie Cline for “Womb”
Graduate winner: Bertha Crombet for “The Taking” and “Waiting for Hurricane Irma”
Undergraduate runner-up: Isabella Marie Garcia for “a cento of cardiac arrestment”
Graduate runner-up: T.C. Jones for “Magazine”
Undergraduate winner: Brian Feller for “Spilled”
Graduate winner: Bonnie Losak for “The River’s Daughter”
Undergraduate runner-up: Alexandra Salqueiro for “Love and Rot”
Graduate runner-up: Natalie Havlina for “A Unicorn in Paris”
Undergraduate winner: Mariana Chacon for “It’s Been Almost a Year”
Graduate winner: Chloe Firetto-Toomey for “Flamingos”
Undergraduate runner-up: Rahel Gebretsadik Geremikael for “What If…?”
Graduate runner-up: Diana Anaya for “Apparent Magnitude”
The Creative Writing Program wishes to extend its thanks to Barnes & Noble Booksellers and The Betsy Hotel for their support of the Writers on the Bay Reading Series.