BOLIVAR, Mo. – Southwest Baptist University’s Bob R. Derryberry Division of Language and Communication recently announced the winners of the 2021 Writing Contest.
The winning entries receive awards and small cash prizes, with the top entries appearing in “SCOP,” the online literary journal of the Department of Language and Literature.
The contest was open to any current SBU student. The winning entries included:
Ana Brizendine – first place – “The Infinite Road to Literacy”
Taylor Brown – second place – “Literacy Narrative”
Josey Murphy – first place – “Bonfire”
Hannah Loftin – second place – “Jones Family Lived in the House on the Corner”
Tonya Eileen-Perdue Baida – third place – “Trusting in Magic”
Anna Saffels – “Sometimes I’ll Start a Sentence, y No Sé a Dónde Va.”
Sarah Teubner – “A Record of English”
Taylor Brown – “Tell Me Again How to Suffer Properly”
Anna Saffels – “Good Morning, My Beloved”
Taylor Brown – “If There is not Peace at this Pond”
For more information about SBU’s Division of Language and Communication or the writing contest, contact Dr. Holly Hill-Stanford, division head and professor of English at SBU, at hhill@SBUniv.edu or (417) 328-1682.
PHOTO: Writing Contest winners; back row (l to r): Tonya Eileen-Perdue Baida, Sarah Teubner, Ana Brizendine; front row (l to r): Josey Murphy, Taylor Brown, Anna Saffels, Hannah Loftin