Writing Contest Winners

Writing Contest Honorable Mentions

Other top-ranked entries

  • Dakota Floral by Avis Charley of the Institute of American Indian Arts



    Antonio Gomez

    Thump! Thump! Thump! I tossed around like a fish out of water trying to fall back asleep. Thump!…

  • For My Grandpa by Caitlyn Whiteman of Fort Peck Community College



    Douglas Suano Bootes

      Driving to a trailhead with sunrise blazing scarlet over cool mountain umber. See the profile, the ears,…

  • Nonfiction

    The Falling of Leaves

    Darin Janis

    Even the most turbulent storms eventually come to an end. A band-aid made of rainbows will temporarily cover…

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