Read the winning entries! As part of the 2012 Centre County Reads community read of The Book Thief by Markus Zusak, the Center for American Literary Studies at Penn State sponsored a Grim Reaper Writing Contest. Because The Book Thief is narrated by Death, the contest asked for submissions to be written from the point of view of Death. Thank you to everyone who entered!
The winners are:
Grand Prize Winner: Kathleen Miller, "Forgetting" (short fiction)
Best Short Fiction: L. E. Archer, "MADA the REAPER"
Best Poem: Randi Anderson, "Santa Muerte"
Best Parody: Andrew Marks, "D.O.D."
Best under-18 entry: Alicia Lai, "Natural Disaster" (a poem)
Click on the attachments on the left to read the winning entries. The works will also be displayed at Schlow Library.
|forgetting-kathleenmiller.doc ||68 KB|
|mada-learcher.doc ||62.5 KB|
|santamuerte-randianderson.doc ||26.5 KB|
|natural-alicialai.doc ||25.5 KB|
|DOD-andrewmarks.doc ||58 KB|