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Winners of the COR Student Writing Awards

 

 

2013 COR Student Writing Award Winners

2013 Charles Johnson Fiction Award Winner

[2013 Charles Johnson Fiction Award Winner, Naomi Telushkin]

The 2013 Charles Johnson Fiction Award winner is "Judah" by Naomi Telushkin (Arizona State University).

We would also like to congratulate the finalists for the 2013 award: “Bottled Chaos” by Lauren Sarazen (Chapman University); “Chasing a Leak” by Casey Pycior (University of Nebraska-Lincoln); “Homeland” by Christopher Linforth (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech)); “Nine Stories Tall and Hollow” by Lindsay D’Andrea (Iowa State University); and “What May or May Not Matter” by Linda Miller (Queens University of Charlotte).

2013 Rafael Torch Literary Nonfiction Award Winner

[2013 Rafael Torch Literary Nonfiction Award Winner, Henry W. Leung]

The 2013 Rafael Torch Literary Nonfiction Award winner is "Quitting the Box" by Henry W. Leung (University of Michigan).

We would also like to congratulate the finalists for the 2013 award: “1,000 Wednesdays” by Danielle Harms (George Mason University); “Amblyopia” by Lena Moses-Schmitt (Virginia Commonwealth University); “Cries for Life” by Kevin Davis (Northwestern University); “Crucifixion Style” by Joel Newsome (Western Michigan University); and “Who You Know” by Jessie Szalay (George Mason University).

2013 Allison Joseph Poetry Award Winner

[2012 Allison Joseph Poetry Award Winner, Jennifer Luebbers]

The 2013 Allison Joseph Poetry Award winner is "On Taking Down the Model Airplanes from Your Bedroom Ceiling" by Andrew David King (University of California, Berkeley).

We would also like to congratulate the finalists for the 2013 award: “Bird Without a Feather” by P. J. Williams (University of Alabama); “Crawfish” by Tina Mozelle Harris (University of Oregon); “The Crickets Remember” by Maggie Graber (Southern Illinois University Carbondale); “Father and Son” by Tim Payne (University of West Georgia); “Painting Moreno Valley” by Joel Ferdon (McNeese State University); and “Sex-Ed” by¬† Anna Rose Welch (Bowling Green State University).

 

2012 COR Student Writing Award Winners

2012 Charles Johnson Fiction Award Winner

[2012 Charles Johnson Fiction Award Winner, Jamilee Gerzon]

The 2012 Charles Johnson Fiction Award winner is "Costume" by Jamilee Gerzon, Roosevelt University (Chicago, Illinois).

We would also like to congratulate the finalists for the 2012 award: "Lifesavers" by Jacob Andra (University of Utah; Salt Lake City, Utah); "Cull, '27 Break" by Emily J. Stinson (Western Michigan University; Kalamazoo, Michigan); and "Arson Woman" by Thomas Courtney Vance (Michener Center for Writers at the University of Texas; Austin, Texas).


2012 Rafael Torch Literary Nonfiction Award Winner

[2012 Rafael Torch Literary Nonfiction Award Winner, Jung Hae Chae]

The 2012 Rafael Torch Literary Nonfiction Award winner is "Visits to Elmwood Park, NJ" by Jung Hae Chae, Southern Illinois University (Carbondale, Illinois).

We would also like to congratulate the finalists for the 2012 award: "Imperfect Love" by Sarah Golin (Manhattanville College; Purchase, New York); "Sacred Objects of Memory" by Sherri H. Hoffman (Pacific University; Forest Grove, Oregon); "Fire Wood Warmth" by Sharon A. Murphy (Pacific University; Forest Grove, Oregon); and "The Name of the Game" by Max Schleicher (Southern Illinois University; Carbondale, Illinois).


2012 Allison Joseph Poetry Award Winner

[2012 Allison Joseph Poetry Award Winner, Jennifer Luebbers]

The 2012 Allison Joseph Poetry Award winner is "[I do not want to say anything about that April]" by Jennifer Luebbers, Indiana University (Bloomington, Indiana).

We would also like to congratulate the finalists for the 2012 award: "Homegrown" by Ruth Awad (Southern Illinois University; Carbondale, Illinois); "Jerusalem" by Sunu P. Chandy (Queens College - CUNY; Queens, New York City, New York); and "And As the Shiver from My Neck Down to My Spine Ignited Me" by Bradley Harrison (Michener Center for Writers at the University of Texas; Austin, Texas).

 

For More Information About:

Guidelines for the COR Student Writing Awards

Charles Johnson, Rafael Torch, and Allison Joseph

Past Winners of the Charles Johnson Student Fiction Award 2011 - 2005

 

These awards are co-sponsored by:

Dr. Charles Johnson

Crab Orchard Review

Southern Illinois University Carbondale College of Liberal Arts

The English Department at Southern Illinois University Carbondale

 

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