A Celebration of Teaching and Writing

Guidelines for the 2017 SCCC Creative Writing Awards

2016 SCCC Creative Writing Awards for College Writers Announced




First Place: Kelly Foster of George Mason University for "In My Church" and other poems

Second Place: David Escobar-Martin of Temple University for “We have deemed ourselves gods, unsinkable"

Third Place: Katherine Gomulkiewicz of Davidson College for “At the Bottom of Beaver Lake”

Honorable Mention: Katie Bennett of Davidson College for "You Hunt Like a Girl"



Short Fiction


First Place: Alexis Garrett of the University of North Carolina for "The Jungle"

Second Place:  Lindsay Dailey of the University of Memphis for "Bingo"

Third Place: Lillian King of Bowling Green State University for "Iron and Wine"



One Act Play


First Place: Kevin Price of Suffolk County Community College for "Hollow Existence"

Second Place: Joseph Skaar of Suffolk County Community College for "Ragnarok"



Creative Nonfiction


First Place: Jamie Thomas Dickson of Suffolk County Community College for "Monsters or Madmen"

Second Place:  Phoebe Myers of Miami University for "Chubasco”

Third Place: Emily Mae Dodd of Suffolk County Community College for “The Cycle of Open and Shut”

Honorable Mention: Kaitlyn Kuehn of Susquehanna University for "Not Like the Movies"



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