Creative Writing Contest Winners Announced

March 25th, 2010


Pineville, LA…The Humanities Department is pleased to announce the winners of 2010 Louisiana College Creative Writing Contest. In poetry, first place goes to Ms. Stephanie Baer for her poem “Louisiana Snow.” Second place goes to Ms. Katherine Hartzog for “Nighttime Rings.” There were no honorable mentions selected for poetry, and no award was given in fiction this year. A brief critical explanation for the choice of these two young poets will be offered by Dr. Micah Mattix at the English Department’s upcoming Creative Writing Colloquium at which Ms. Baer and Ms. Hartzog will read their work and be presented with a prize and an award certificate. The judges for this year’s inaugural contest were Dr.  Keith Callis, Dr.  Micah Mattix, Prof. Neil Johnston, and Prof. Jill Reid.