Black History Month Special Issue: Winners & Honorable Mentions Announced

Columbia Journal is excited to announce the winners and finalists of our inaugural Black History Month Special Issue, in fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and art. We want to thank everyone who submitted for creating art and sharing their work with us, and express our congratulations to the winners and finalists. You can click on the title of each piece to read it in full. All winners and runner-ups will be published on Wednesday, February 19th, or shortly thereafter.

Fiction

Winner: “White Dog” by Nicholas Russell

Honorable Mention: “Close Scrape” by Isis Davis-Marks

Honorable Mention: “Mama Diaspora” & “I’m Fine” by Jennifer Maritza McCauley

Nonfiction

Winner: “Close to Home” by Christina Simon

Poetry

Winner: “Doodling at a Temporary Day Job” by Steffan Triplett

Honorable Mention: “A Poem After Charlottesville’s Rally” by Isaac Black

Honorable Mention: “Salt-Blood” by Christie Valentin-Bati

Art

Winner: “Withdrawn” by Juliana Cottrell

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