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Sink Hollow Publishes Special USU Creative Writing Contest Issue

Sink Hollow has just published its inaugural special USU Creative Writing Contest issue, featuring the work of the winning entries in the 2017 writing and art contest. The issue can be accessed at

2017 USU Creative Writing Contest Winners


First: Abi Newhouses How We Fall
Second: Brandyn Hawkes Cost of Steel
Third: Andrew Simpson I am Your Messiah
First: Kyle Pyfer
Second: Justin Smith
Genesis 1:26
Third: Millie Tullis
Her Body as Petals
First: Andrew Romriell Painting a One-Night, Release, The Pulp On Which We Write
Second: Millie Tullis Tradition, Grocery Store Line, A Month Ago I killed Mouse
Third: Chris Davis Modern Poetry, Observation Log 11/08/2016, You'll Know It When You Find It
First: Kathryn Christian Breach
Second: Anastasia Lugo Mendez Ghost Light
Third: Keoki Kemp Desert Rats
First: Keoki Kemp Faux Fire Starter
Second: Shay Larsen Cloven

First: McKenzie Livingston
Kindling, Sustenance, and Science
Second: Lauren Ducas Travels Through the Southwest with The Greatest Dr Zen and the Guardian Alien; Nehallenia's Temple is Buried by the Tide; To Live in the House Where Your Brother Died
Third: Kathryn Christian Carp, Love Song on the Quad, A Walk with a Distant Lover on Cannon Beach


ART Winners

First: Bailee Jones Mask
Second: Natsumi Then Shimazaki Cyclops Tropics & Lofticries
Third: Chris Davis Burano Windows
Honorable Mention
Chris Davis Forest Focus
Bailee Jones Inquietude, Sister, Not Sunday
Natsumi Then Shimazaki cinem v lese parts 1+2, Blending in Nature: Natural and Urban Coalescence
Luke Lemon Dog Days are Over 1, 2, 3, +5
Janet E Allen-Hancock ALTPolarVortex
First: Lauren Ducas Near Haystack Rock, Cannon Beach, Oregon
Second: Lauren Ducas Sunset at Bear Lake, Utah
Third: Hailey Cragun Brush Curve