The contest winners read their winning entries at the celebration on February 9. The winner of the contest was Dr. Bill Benson, professor emeritus of art. Honorable mentions include sophomore Jessica Olson, Bloomington, Minn., and Dr. Susan M. Harrison, associate professor of mathematics. Other honorable mentions included community members. The University Writing Center, the University Bookstore and McIntyre Library sponsored the contest. .
An upcoming contest, "Literary smArts: Flash Fiction," was announced.