A Celebration of Teaching and Writing

2018 SCCC Creative Writing Awards for College Writers Announced:




FIRST PLACE: "The Death of Daddy Emmons” by Peter Shaver of the University of Scranton

SECOND PLACE: “Foodchain” by Devon James of Rowan University

THIRD PLACE: "In Seaside, Before the Sun Wakes Up" by Alex Skousen of Portland State University



Short Fiction


FIRST PLACE: “A is for Annie” by Colleen LeBeau of Rhode Island College

SECOND PLACE: “Little Sheep Collect Bones” by Anastasia Jill of Rollins College

THIRD PLACE: "Red, Red, Red” by Olive Thompson of Drury University



One Act Play


FIRST PLACE: “Checkbook” by Valerie Mussey of Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

HONORABLE MENTION: “The Young Queers Strike Back” by Tamar Shapiro-Tamir of Smith College



Creative Nonfiction


FIRST PLACE: “A Dreamscape” by Katie Duggan of Princeton University

SECOND PLACE: “Shine on You Crazy Diamond” by Devon Rodriguez of Utica College

THIRD PLACE: “If It Ever Was a Real Thing” by Kaitlyn Spratt of the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota



Held annually on the Michael J. Grant, Ammerman, and Eastern Campuses of Suffolk County Community College (www.sunysuffolk.edu) in Suffolk County, NY

Updated: January 2019