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Grenada Campus announces Creative Writing winners

Each year, the Holmes Community College Grenada Campus holds a Creative Writing Contest. All winners receive cash prizes furnished by the Holmes Foundation. First and second place winners are forwarded to the Mississippi Community College Creative Writing Association Contest and will be published in Holmes’ literary magazine, Reflections.

Winners of the Poetry category were: First Place, Olivia Pharr of Charleston for “Gotta Little Bit of Heaven on My Mind,” and Second Place, Benjamin Childers of Carrollton for “Evil Men and Their Fate.”

Winners of the Short Story portion included: First Place, Alexander Willoughby of Grenada for “The Forest of Shadow,” and Second Place, Kevion McGee of Grenada for “The England Killer.”

Finally, Jillian Craig of Grenada took home First Place in Creative Non-Fiction for “Burning Icy Bridges.”

For more information about the Grenada Campus Creative Writing Contest, contact Amy Land at


IN THIS PHOTO:  Pictured are the 2022 Grenada Campus Creative Writing Contest winners. They are (left to right) Olivia Pharr, Jillian Craig, Alexander Willoughby and Kevion McGee. Not pictured: Benjamin Childers.

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