2011 Sejong Writing Competition

Winning Entries


first place (untitled) - Nicholas Duncan
second place ("Sijo Sijo") - Alex Griffin
third place (""Bracelet") - Manuel Rodriguez


Senior prompt: Write about your interpretation of Hwang Sun-won's short story "Cranes" and its implications of reconciliation between the two Koreas.

first place - Suah Kang
second place - Sarah Walsh
third place - Christine Hamlin

Junior prompt: Read a Korean folktale and write about one of three topics — a) your interpretation of the folktale and its creation, b) why you disagree with it, or c) which character you relate to the best.

first place - Via Savage
second place - Noah Lee
third place - Andrew Park