2013 Writing Contest Winners Announced

The Department of Humanities is pleased to announce the winners of the 48th Annual Writing Contest. A reception for all entrants, with awarding of prizes, will be held on Thursday, April 25 at 12:30 pm in the Welcome Center.

Congratulations to all of the winners:

Freshman Essay Prize

1st: Pooja Agarwal
Malnutrition: The Leading Cause of Child Mortality in India

2nd: Cara Cummings
Inequality in Modern Economics

3rd: Dan Yin
President Obama’s Second Inagural Address


Edwin H. Lewis Prize for Non-Fiction

1st: Usman Iqbal
Analyzing Annihilation: Literary Interpretation of Robert Frost’s ‘Fire and Ice’

2nd: Angela Khermouch
Regimentation in Modernism

3rd: Aaron Mikottis
Adolf Loos and the Space of a Phone Call


Edwin H. Lewis Prize for Fiction

1st: Ciaran Kohli-Lynch
The Road East

2nd: Rafael Soto
Ex Nihlo – Space Captain and the Desert

3rd: Chun Yan Huang
Like a Bird


Mollie Cohen Prize for Poetry

1st: Sunny Yang
My Poetry

2nd: Hans Griese
Sounds of the Back Slope

3rd: Daniel Zweig
Lonely Chicago