Literary Competition Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the Samuel Eells Literary & Educational Foundation 2016 Annual Undergraduate and Graduate Literary Competitions.


2016 Undergraduate Literary Competition Winners

Grand Prize: Daniel Pearl Award for Literary Excellence

  • Michael Sugarman, SUNY Binghamton

Fiction

  1. Margaret Sullivan, Brown University
  2. Bryn Torres Friedenberg, University of Pennsylvania
  3. Jiahong Sun, Brown University

Non-Fiction

  1. Samantha Fox, University of Pennsylvania
  2. Luke Zahorik, University of Colorado
  3. Eli Brewer, University of Washington

Poetry

  1. Aidan Bull, University of Toronto
  2. Caitlin Howell, University of Pennsylvania
  3. Xiomara Damour, SUNY Binghamton

Photography

  1. Carolyn Dundes, Wesleyan University
  2. Rebecca Somach, University of Pennsylvania
  3. Malavika Krishnan, Wesleyan University

Film

  1. No 2016 winners. Submit your entries in the 2016-2017 competition!

Music & Lyrics

  1. No 2016 winners. Submit your entries in the 2016-2017 competition!

 


2016 Graduate Literary Competition Winners

Fiction

  1. Emily Lauren Burg, Columbia University 1996 for "L'amour Fou" -- $250 to WriteGirl
  2. Jim Sabo, Bowdoin College 1992 for "Got it in One" -- $100 to Impro Theatre

Non-Fiction

  1. Nhu Tien Lu, Bowdoin College 2000 for "To Bear Witness" -- $250 to Pacific Links Foundation (for scholarships)
  2. Emily Lauren Burg, Columbia University 1996 for "Let's Roll" -- $100 to WriteGirl

Poetry

  1. Emily Lauren Burg, Columbia University 1996 for "White Skirt" -- $250 to WriteGirl
  2. Mark Fung, Wesleyan University 1989 for "Pantun" -- $100 to Friends of the Brownell Library
  3. David Jilk, Massachusetts Institute of Technology 1985 for "Saga for a Friend" -- $100 to Society for Preservation of Greek Housing for Lambda Phi reservations

 


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