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Writing Appalachia Contest

Mountaineer Week Writing Appalachia Contest. Cash prizes. Deadline: October 10. Speak Write

Ask a question. Tell a story. Solve a problem. Raise awareness. Research. Explore. Connect.
We want to celebrate how you are helping tell Appalachia’s story.

Congratulations to the 2021 Winners

1st Place: Ross Liggett for "Always at Six"

Ross is an English major from Upper Tract, W. Va.

2nd Place: Lauren Pauley for "Ghosts"

Lauren is an English major from Winfield, W.Va.

2nd Place: Brandi Hall for "Flame"

Brandi is an English major from Proctor, W.Va.

Honorable Mention: Heather Robinson
for "Food Injustices of the Past and Future"

Heather is an English major from McDonald, Penn.

The Writing Appalachia contest invited brief scholarly essays, short creative works, editorials, how-to manuals, engaging research reports, science blogs, or any other written text that focuses on Appalachia some way.

presented by
   University Apartments