The Committee on Creative Writing is pleased to announce:

The winners of the 2014 College Honors Awards in Creative Writing

Please join us in congratulating our talented writers!

Thank you to all who submitted work and participated in this process.

THE JOHN BILLINGS FISKE POETRY PRIZE

Best original poem or poem cycle

Mox Schults

“Guest Host”

THE ELSIE FILIPPI MEMORIAL PRIZE IN POETRY

Presented to a student who shows distinction in poetic composition

Alison Thumel

THE OLGA & PAUL MENN FOUNDATION PRIZES

For an original short story or novel.

1st Prize: Haley Marbreiter

“Happiness”

2nd Prize: Karen Gu

“Angora”

THE DAVID BLAIR MCLAUGHLIN PRIZES

For essays demonstrating special skill and sense of form in the writing of English prose.

1st Prize: Harrison Smith

“Averted Vision”

2nd Prize: Lauren Sedlak

“The Little Car”

THE MARGARET C. ANNAN AWARDS

To recognize excellence in creative writing by third-year students of any discipline within the College.

Poetry: Samantha Karas

“Tiny Joy Soldiers”

Nonfiction: Dan Cronin

“Unplanned”

Fiction: Jenzo DuQue

“No Hard Bread”

Autumn 2014

Autumn 2014 Creative Writing Courses

Creative Writing Students, please note that Autumn 2014 courses are now listed under our courses page! Because bidding on creative writing classes works slightly differently than in other departments, please take the time to read through these instructions on how to apply if you’re unfamiliar with the process.

Wait List

All beginning level creative writing courses are open bid through classes.uchicago.edu. If you are unable to secure a spot in a beginning level class through bidding, please email the instructor to be placed on the wait list.

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