2023 Contest Winners

2023 featured art contest judges  Sloane Hong and Solomon Enos, with art contest coordinator Dante Luiz. The writing judges were John Wiswell and Suzan Palumbo. The contest coordinator was Julia Rios.

Art Contest, 1st place, Monu Bose Prize

Art Contest, 2nd Place

Ahmed Asi

Art Contest, 3rd Place

Art Contest, Finalists

Galtenoble
Alieha Dryden
chocokkyo
©Jin
MarMar
Mocarro
Larissa Usuki

Writing Contest, 1st place

Albert Nkereuwem

Writing Contest, 2nd Place

Fatima Abdullahi

Writing Contest, 3rd Place

Jessica Andrewartha

Writing Contest, Finalists

Zary Fekete
Ariel Finkle
Toshiya Kamei
Alexia Tolas
Felicia Martínez
Mallika Kamat
Alan Mark Tong

2022 Contest Winners

2022 brought us to an exciting fourth year for both contests. The art contest judges were Mateus Manhanini and Daniela Viçoso, and the art contest coordinator was Dante Luiz. The writing judges were L.D. Lewis, and Sarah Gailey and the contest coordinator was Julia Rios.

Art Contest, 1st place, Monu Bose Prize

Art Contest, 2nd Place

Art Contest, 3rd Place

Writing Contest, 1st place

Audrey Obuobisa-Darko

Writing Contest, 2nd Place

Takim WIlliams

Writing Contest, 3rd Place

Davida Kilgore

Writing Contest, Finalists

Ry Rosenhirsch
Katlina Sommerberg
Angela Acosta
Nico Montoya
Davida Kilgore
Audrey Obuobisa-Darko
Sarah Ang
Laura Chilibeck
Takim WIlliams
Georgie Morvis


2021 Contest Winners

2021 was our third year for the contest, and our most successful yet! The art contest judges were Juliana Pinho and Charis Loke, and the art contest coordinator was Dante Luiz. The writing judges were Premee Mohamed and Vajra Chandrasekera and contest coordinators were Vajra Chandrasekera and Jade Doumani.

Art Contest, 1st place, Monu Bose Prize

Art Contest, 2nd Place

Art Contest, 3rd Place

Art Contest, Finalists

Mikoto
Albokhari Mohamed
Nair Nascimento
Alex Pernau
Julia Quandt
Mols Slom
Cathlyn Vania

Writing Contest, 1st place

Shinjini Dey

Writing Contest, 2nd Place

Jarred Thompson

Writing Contest, 3rd Place

Sigrid Marianne Gayangos

Writing Contest, Finalists

Amy Johnson
Brienne D. Hayes
C. Bradley White
Cat T.
Kay Orchison
Kellye McBride
Robin Sebolino

2020 Contest Winners

2020 was our second contest year, and the first year we offered the Monu Bose Memorial Prize for art. Writing judges were Neil Clarke and SL Huang, and the writing contest coordinators were William Ledbetter and Vajra Chandrasekera. The art contest judge was Grace P. Fong, and the art contest coordinator was Dante Luiz.

Monu Bose Prize

Art Contest, 2nd Place

Art Contest, 3rd Place

Art Contest, Finalists

Aya Sabry
Sam Hutt
Thaleia Demeter
Michaela Matthews
Lauren Blake

Writing Contest, 1st place

Writing Contest, 2nd Place

Writing Contest, 3rd Place

Writing Contest, Finalists

Tehnuka Ilanko
Nick Thomas
Allison King
Julia Leef
Jennifer Bushroe
Finn McLellan
Rodrigo Assis Mesquita


2019 Contest Winners

2019 was our inaugural contest year. Writing judges were C. C. Finlay and Lisa Rodgers, and the writing contest coordinator was William Ledbetter. Art contest judge was Rachel Quinlan, and the art contest coordinator was Sara Felix.

Art Contest, 1st Place

Alison Johnstun

Art Contest, 2nd Place

Christine Rhee

Art Contest, 3rd Place

Lauren Blake

Art Contest, HMs

Zara Alfonso
Emily Leung
James Russell

Writing Contest, 1st place

Jamie Adams

Writing Contest, 2nd Place

Claire Whitmore

Writing Contest, 3rd Place

Rose Wachowski

Writing Contest, HMs

Lynne Sargent

Finalists

Art Contest Finalists

Zara Alfonso

Deanna Bach
Lauren Blake

Kae Hunter
Alison Johnstun

Emily Leung
Greer Nielsen

Christine Rhee
James Russell

Abbi Schellhase
 

Writing Contest Finalists

Jamie Adams

Steven Berger
S Rain Lawrence

Samantha Lynne Sargent
Andrew J. Savage

Tiffany Smith
Sam Tovey

Rose Wachowski
Claire Whitmore

Douglas Wu