Touchstone

Department of English

English/Counseling Services Building

Kansas State University

Manhattan, KS 66506

touch@k-state.edu

Award Winners

2014

NonFiction:

1st Place: Grant Samms: "What Are the Odds" 

2nd Place:Chelsea Aeschliman: "The House that Built Me" 

Fiction:

1st Place: Charles King-Hagen: "Hazel Kinder's Lighthouse Theater" 

2nd Place:Tanner Rush: "Sirens"

Poetry:

1stPlace: Dillon Rockrohr: "Mid Campus" 

2nd Place:Cormac Badger: "Everyone Can Pick Up Heavier Things than Me" 

Flash Fiction:

1st Place: Charles King-Hagen: "John Player Specials" 

2nd Place:Kari Bingham-Gutierrez: "Payday Loans" 

Art:

1st Place: Gabrielle DeFonso: "Here's Johnny" 

2nd Place:Brian Hampel: "The Seer in his Study" 

2013

Fiction

1st Place: Erin Coldirn "When the Painting Cracks"

2nd Place: Jessica Sovick "The Skull with the Tear Drop"

Nonfiction

1st Place: Shannon Brooks "Finding Time"

2nd Place: Charlesia McKinney "The Beauty in Labels"

Poetry

1st Place: Kenan Dannenberg "The Place on the Wall Where the Picture Used to Hang"

2nd Place: Meghan Bing "I Like the Sound of That"

2011

Fiction:

1st Place – "Windrows" by Jacob Smith

2nd Place – "The Massacre at No Gun Ri" by Elisabeth Short

Nonfiction:

1st Place – "We'll Get There When We Get There" by Kaylea Pallister

2nd Place – "Through the Lens of a Face Shield" by Emily Schomaker

Poetry:

1st Place – "The Goddess of Destruction Single-Handedly Kills a Chicken Somewhere in Mexico" by Dan Hornsy

2nd Place – "Headlines From Earth" by John Quinn

Art:

1st Place – "Happy Halloween" by Cody Hadrick

2010

Fiction:

1st Place – "A Wedding Announcement" by Kate Harland

2nd Place – "Ruth Walks Her Strawberry Step" by Megan Travelstead 

Nonfiction:

1st Place – "Riding the Wagon" by Bethaney Wallace

Poetry:

1st Place – "How to fuck a stranger" by Jimbo Ivy

2nd Place – "Things Remembered and Not" by Heather Etelamaki