Writing Contest

We are thrilled to announce the winners of the 2015 Poetry Contest, judged by Luis Alberto Urrea:

First Place: Natalia TrevinoOur Lady of San Juan del Valle
Second Place: Leslie Marie AguilarPenance
Third Place: Kate KingstonDeity

Congrats to the winners! You can read their work in the next issue of BorderSenses, forthcoming later this fall.

About the Judge:


Luis Alberto Urrea, 2005 Pulitzer Prize finalist for nonfiction and member of the Latino Literature Hall of Fame, is a prolific and acclaimed writer who uses his dual-culture life experiences to explore greater themes of love, loss and triumph.
Born in Tijuana, Mexico to a Mexican father and an American mother, Urrea has published extensively in all the major genres. The critically acclaimed and best-selling author of 13 books, Urrea has won numerous awards for his poetry, fiction and essays.

Read more about our incredible judge and his work here.

3 thoughts on “Writing Contest

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *