Literary Competition Winners 2014

Congratulations to the winners of the Samuel Eells Literary & Educational Foundation 2014 Annual Literary Competition.

Grand Prize: Daniel Pearl Award for Literary Excellence

Fiction

  1. Vincent Anioke, Massachusetts Institute of Technology 2017 for “Of Blood and Water (Excerpt)”
  2. Cody Laux, Stanford University 2015 for “The Marks on Gemma’s Hide”
  3. Micah Goodman, Washington University in St. Louis 2017 for “Blue Ballad”

Non-Fiction

  1. Sebastian Choe, Columbia University 2017 for “Corpse Exploitation: A Reevaluation of Consent”
  2. Brent Lyman, University of Washington 2015 for “America: Our Problems and Why We Cannot Solve Them”
  3. Chris Wagner, University of Washington 2014 for “Containment Doctrine and the 21st Century”

Poetry

  1. Elizabeth Carter, Brown University 2016 for “On Watching Marvin Gaye Die”
  2. Omeed Ansari, University of Washington 2017 for “I Am”
  3. Stephen Haw, University of California, Berkeley 2015 for “Dreaming Continents”

Photography

  1. Cody Laux, Stanford University 2015 for “Oslo, Norway, September 2014”
  2. Cody Laux, Stanford University 2015 for “Grünerløkka, Norway, September 2014”
  3. Ross Andrews, University of Washington 2015 for “Caught in the Midst”

Film

  1. Adrian Cheung, University of Toronto 2015 for “Like a Real Hero”
  2. Adrian Cheung, University of Toronto 2015 for “April 17th”
  3. Adrian Cheung, University of Toronto 2015 for “Kalyna”

Music & Lyrics

  1. Joseph Dillon, University of Washington 2014 for “Remission”
  2. Alex Siegenfeld, Massachusetts Institute of Technology 2015 for “The Scarlett Letter”
  3. Quinn Mau, University of Washington 2014 for “Hunting Song”