next generation creative writing awards

The Next Generation Creative Writing Contest, sponsored by University of the Cumberlands’ English Department and its literary journal Pensworth, judges submissions of original fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry from currently enrolled eighth through twelfth grade students, who attend school within a 200 mile radius of Williamsburg, Kentucky.

This year’s winners are listed below.  Click the links to read the winning work.

Destiny Randall
11th grade, Powell County High School

Aaron Perkins
11th grade, Corbin High School