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Student Writing Contest Winners

Arisia's Student Writing Contest is open to high school (or home school) students aged 14-19 in New England. There are no fees to enter, but there are cash prizes for the best submissions. For details, please see: http://www.arisia.org/studentwritingcontest

2015 was the first year we gave a prize ($250) to the school of the first place winner.


2017 - 2016 - 2015 - 2014 - 2013


2017 Student Writing Contest Winners
1st place
Annie Colby-McKeon "The Synthetic Beauty"
2nd place
Catalina Sinotte, "Beyond The Wall" "
3rd place
Kaleigh Perkins, "Spectrum"
4th place
Wilayna Putterman, "Forest of Ash"
Honorable Mention
Sophia Skinner, "Space Laureate


2016 Student Writing Contest Winners

We had 51 entries.

1st place
 Rowan Bagley from Madison Area Memorial High School, "The One-Eyed Knight"
2nd place
Caroline Jeffers, "Mithredath" and
Alexis Felicia Romero, "Void of a Soul"
3rd place
Joyce Hida, "Porcelain Woman"
Honorable Mention
Alexandra Kouroriez, "Average Joe" and
Ellis Ryder, "The Spaceman"


2015 Student Writing Contest Winners

We had 53 entries.

1st place
Nicole Blackwood from Newburyport High School, "Rapunzel"
2nd place
Mackenzie Stratton, "Starlight"
3rd place
Philip Grayson, "Bildungsroman"
Honorable Mention
Erin Gonyeau, "Crawling with Fear" and
Alyssa Caraher, "Ethereal Peril"


2014 Student Writing Contest Winners

We had 62 entries.

1st place
Amanda Ugorji, "The Starmaker"
2nd place
Alyssa Aloise, "Ego Dominus Tuus"
3rd place
James O'Brien, "Orange"
Honorable Mention
Jacqueline Ose, "Under the City" and
Erminia Yoder, "Beware Eternity"


2013 Student Writing Contest Winners
1st place
Justin von Bosau, "Cold Maiden"
2nd place
Nicholas doCarmo, "The Demon Hunter"
3rd place
Christine Alves, "Dead Men Walking"
Honorable mention
Cole Arvidson, "Rehabilitation"
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