21st Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Writing Awards
2020 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Writing Awards Winners at Carnegie Mellon University
High School Poetry
First Place: “hey beautiful"
Second Place: "An Ode to the Dark Skin Black Girl"
Third Place (tie): ""Twisted Face""
Third Place (tie): "I Hope I Can Be Heard Now"
High School Prose
Third Place: "What Distance Does"
"YoUr EnGlIsH iS sO GoOd"
First Place: “the fancy media company uses the word 'slave' to describe machines controlled by the master computer”
Second Place: “Quality Inn”
Third Place: "Nehemiah"
First Place: "To the boy who gropes me in seventh grade"
Second Place: “Reservations Optional”