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Milton for Mississippi Creative Writing Award Winners

Jameela Lares, Charles W. Moorman Distinguished Professor of the Humanities for 2017-19, is happy to announce the winners of the four one-time creative writing contests as part of her “Milton for Mississippi” program which celebrates the literary achievement of John Milton (1608-1674) and aims to provide Mississippians with access to Milton’s genius.

 

The winners are:

 

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Kevin Thomason, “The Angel of Unstoppable Force and Immovable Object”  

 

 

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Bryana Fern, “On This Rock” 

 

 

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Milton for Mississippi Best Newcomer Creative Writing Award for Poetry 

Jonathan Rivera, “As Grasshoppers” 

 

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Milton for Mississippi Best Newcomer Creative Writing Award for Fiction 

Alec J. Blaylock, “Paradise Disillusioned”  

                        and

Matthew Fields, “The Tree”            

  

Thanks to all who submitted their wonderful poetry or fiction to this contest. 

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