Winners of the Narrative Map College Student Writing Contest

screenshot-2016-12-21-16-28-12We had a lot of great entries in our first ever Narrative Map College Student Writing Contest that took us all the way from Detroit to the Upper Peninsula.
We’re happy to announce the winners, all of which will be published on this website in the coming weeks and in our print issue at the end of the year.
First Place: “Just Watch” by Rebekah Glupker (Grand Valley State University)
Second Place: ”A Journey North. Some Things Can’t be Undone” by Benjamin Kaufman (Hope College)
Third Place: ”The Smell of Cereal” by April Kragt (Spring Arbor University)
Honorable Mentions:
“Sweet Beginning at the Bitter End Coffeehouse” by Sydney Shanley (Grand Valley State University)
“First Lesson on Lost Things” by Patricia Schlutt (Aquinas College)
“The Rose Room” by Carly Shisler (Grand Valley State University)
We thank all of those who submitted. 
Keep an eye on the website in the coming weeks for the essays.