Writing Contest

2nd Art-Inspired Story Writing Contest Result

CATEGORY #1 - figurative
Winner: Julie Justicz - Superman
Honorable Mention: Elizabeth DeSchryver - Disappearing Act

CATEGORY #2 - Landscape, still life
Winner: Elizabeth DeSchryver - Quiet Invasions

CATEGORY #3 - Other
Winner: Marie Jones - Soft Music


Vu Tran is a criticism columnist for the Virginia Quarterly Review, and an Assistant Professor of Practice in the Arts, and Director of Undergraduate Studies in Creative Writing at the University of Chicago. His first novel, Dragonfish, was a NY Times Notable Book and a San Francisco Chronicle Best Books of the Year.

The decisions of the judge were entirely his own.

The best writer of each of the 3 categories received $20.

Winning short stories also received a short paragraph from the judge.

One piece of artwork for each of the 89 available artists can be viewed on this website under
Sample Works
of The Chicago Art Scene
Sample Works of Art Scene, Chicago 2000
Sample Works of Living Artists.

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