Whiskey Island is thrilled to announce the winners of its first annual creative writing contest! The following three pieces showed promise, skill, and creativity:
"Family Ghosts" by Emma Hawkins (creative essay)
"Glass by the River" by Zoey Pincelli (poetry)
"Gasmaske" by Ian Malinoski (fiction)
Emma Hawkins is a junior creative writing major from Central Ohio. She takes interest in feminist literature and short stories about the elderly and spends most of her time with her cat Yogi. After graduation, she hopes to work in publishing and publish her own collection of short stories. Her publication through the Whiskey Island website will be her first.
Zoey Pincelli is a sophomore computer science major with English and mathematics minors. As a writer, she often fo...
Whiskey Island is thrilled to announce its first annual undergraduate writing contest! CSU undergrads are encouraged to submit their fiction, creative essays, and poems for consideration. The editors of Whiskey Island will choose one winning piece from each genre. Winners will see their work published on the Whiskey Island blog and will be invited to read at our launch party in April. The contest is open to all undergraduate students, regardless of major, year, or academic standing.
Maximum word count is 2,000 words. The contest will be judged anonymously, so participants should leave their names off their submissions entirely and include only their CSU student ID number. Submissions that do not comply to these guidelines will not be considered.