English Department Writing Contest

“Writing is like hunting. There are brutally cold afternoons with nothing in sight, only the wind and your breaking heart. Then the moment when you bag something big. The entire process is beyond intoxicating.” –Kate Braverman

The Writing Contest has concluded for 2013.

Enjoy the winning entry: Remembering You by Amber Pryor, and please check back in March/April 2014 for information about the 2014 Writing Contest.

The Writing Contest was initiated by Karen Rosenbaum, Professor Emeritus of Ohlone College. Professor Rosenbaum taught creative writing, literature and composition for over thirty years at Ohlone College.

The 2014 contest will be administered by Carmen Madden and Jennifer Hurley, English faculty members at Ohlone College. They will oversee the judging of the entries.


If there are any questions about the Writing Contest, please contact Carmen Madden at cmadden@ohlone.edu or Jennifer Hurley at jhurley@ohlone.edu.

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