1st Khas Creative Writing Competition

The awards ceremony for the 1st Khas Creative Writing Competition, organized by the Khas Writing Center with the support of the English Language Unit and the Department of American Culture and Literature, was held on 24 February, 2010 at 17:00 in the Khas Writing Center, Cibali Campus.

Mark Wyers, Director of the Khas Writing Center and N. Buket Cengiz, Asst. Director, were pleased to present the following winners with their certificates and awards for their outstanding works of short fiction:

1st place: Şirin Seitz,

2nd place: Sema Yazgan,

3rd place: Aslıhan Alptekin,

Honorable Mention: Nora Malhasoğlu,

Honorable Mention: Gamze Özpirinçi,

The jury members included Nazlı Karaca and Nil Tonyalı from the English Language Unit, Mel Kenne and Christopher Sawyer-Lauçanno from the Department of American Culture and Literature, and Mark Wyers and Buket Cengiz from the Khas Writing Center. The Khas Writing Center will continue to organize the Khas Creative Writing Competition in future semesters and provide support for students seeking to improve their skills in academic English.