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Elizabeth Cullingford, Chair CAL 226, Mailcode B5000, Austin, TX 78712 • 512-471-4991

The English Department congratulates the winners of the Spring 2007 writing contests!

Posted: May 29, 2007
Fania Kruger Fellowship

First Place: Alicia Montero, Graduate Student, Creative Writing, for her story ''El Circulo''
Second Place: Kimberly Garza, English and Spanish senior, for her story ''Salt on the Skin,'' and Travis Klunick, English junior, for his poems ''pocahontas' premonition'' and others

Academy of American Poets College Poetry Contest

First Place: Margaret Bentley, Theatre and Dance senior, for her poem ''My Twelve Year-Old Twin Killed Herself''
Second Place: Ryan Thomas, English sophomore, for his poem ''A Greater Distance''
Honorable Mentions: Blake Krametbauer, English sophomore, for his untitled sonnet, and Robert Martinez, English senior, for his poem ''he said, she said''

Fiction

First: Hannah Bloch-Wehba, History and Plan II senior, for her story ''Twenty Questions''
Second: Travis Klunick, English junior, for his story ''The Baker's Hands''
Third: Nicole Elmer, RTF senior, for her story ''The Songs of Dead Children''
Honorable Mentions: Samantha Adams, English senior, for her story ''Somebody Else's Story,'' and Phillip Pantuso, English junior, for his story ''Across the Universe''

Poetry

First: Travis Klunick, English junior, for his poem ''pocahontas' premonition''
Second: Duy Doan, English senior, for his poem ''Lesson in History from Anh Hòang: A Pantoum''
Third: Jennifer Andropoulos, English sophomore, for her poem ''Blink,'' and John Tran, English and History senior, for his poem ''Oh, Oyster''
Honorable Mentions: Samantha Adams, English senior, for her poem ''We Never got our Salads,'' Jacob Dodson, English sophomore, for his poem ''On Par with the Birdies,'' and Dustin Stonecipher, English and History junior, for his poem ''Psalm 1''

Criticism

First: Adam Avramescu, English and Rhetoric senior, for his paper ''Hijacked Tropes: Haywood's Subversion of the Male Paradigm''

Personal Essay

First: Adam Avramescu, English and Rhetoric senior, for his essay ''Alpha Bitch''
Honorable Mention: May Flam, English and Plan II senior, for her essay ''Safta''
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