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2010 Humanities Symposium Writing Competition Announces Winners

On Sun., Oct. 24, Belmont student winners of the 2010 Humanities Symposium Writing Competition read from selected poetry and prose. Excerpts of the student work will be published in the 2011 Belmont Literary Journal. Listed below are the winners, runners-up and honorable mentions:
Poetry
First place: Erin Turberville, “Cherry Blossom”
Runner-up: Nathan Haney, “An Evening Reunion, Winter”
Honorable Mentions: Grant Anderson, “Trophy Scars”; Ben Richardson, “Neoncarnation”; and Matthew Brady, “A Poet’s Preferences”
Creative Nonfiction
First place: K. S. Anthony, “Faith of the Faithless”
Runners-up: Katie Kuriyama, “I Believe in Fairy-Like Things: How Embracing a Fantastical Ontology Has Created a Healthier Writer” and Nina Adel, “North of Inverness but Not as Far as Wick”
Honorable Mentions: Mallory Kimbrell, “Snow Crazies”; John Thierry, “Edgar Allen”; and Levi Gordon, “Battles”
Fiction
First Place: Iaian Smallwood, “Gone Hollywood”
Runners-Up: Sam Williams, “Two-Piece Puzzle” and Tessa Tompkins, “The Girl in the Pink Dress”
Honorable Mentions: Shannon Titus, “Elsewhere”; Kevin Foster, “The Betrayed Congregation”; and Margaret Kingsbury, “Apocalypse Day”
Screenwriting
First Place: “Burn,” by Erica Scoggins
Runner-up: “Love Thy Neighbor,” by Matthew Rosenbaum

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