Announcing Results of the 2016-17
Truman Capote Literary Trust Scholarship for Creative Writing: Poetry
Final Judge: Poet Jan Beatty:
Winner: Joshua Whitehead
$3515 Scholarship for 2016-17
“These poems speak in a compelling voice about the “real,” as they risk going deep into emotional life. This speaker dives headlong into the complications of desire, bringing great immediacy and power to the page."
Runner-Up: Kisun Kirkbride
"These poems use the power of detail to jump-start the imagination, bringing a sense of magic to any story told."
Next year’s competition for rising junior and senior English majors concentrating in Creative Writing will be in prose (fiction, creative nonfiction, playwriting, screenwriting, etc) with a mid-March deadline.
Thanks to all who entered this year’s competition!