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Writing Appalachia Contest

Mountaineer Week Writing Appalachia Contest. Cash Prizes. Deadline October nine.

Congratulations to our 2022 Winners!

Kevin Sparks holding his prize that is a handcrafted wooden pen

1st Place
Kevin Sparks

"A Way Appalachia Shapes Individuals"
English
Charles Town, W.Va.

Jonathan Daggett. Second place winner.

2nd Place
Jonathan Daggett

"Native"
Engineering
Elizabeth, W.Va.

Aubrey Cumberledge. Third place winner

3rd Place
Aubrey Cumberledge

"Time Moves Differently in Appalachia"
Biology
Wallace, W.Va.

The Writing Appalachia contest invites brief scholarly essays, short creative works, editorials, how-to manuals, engaging research reports, science blogs, or any other written text that focuses on Appalachia in some way. We are especially interested in submissions that address the role of nature in Appalachia. Possibilities include (but are not limited to) the following:


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