blank penWe’re pleased to announce the winners of the “Writing against the Death Penalty” contest. The list of winners and their submissions are below.
Writers age 18 and under
Category 1: Poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction
Kyleigh Murray: “The Criminals”
Category 2: Journalism, rhetoric/argument           
Julia Abraham: “We Can Erase the Death Penalty”

Writers age 19 and over
Category 3: Poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction
Mark Arneson: 
“Body Surfing (at the Execution)”
Category 4: Journalism, rhetoric/argument
Christine Starr Davis: “Life Costs Less”

Each of the winners will receive a $100 prize. Thank you to everyone who entered! Many thanks also to our judges and to Fran Kaye for organizing the contest.