MAWP Alumna Wins Creative Writing Competition

Tamara Ghattas (MAWP ’10) was the first place winner (Young Adult Division) in the Union League Civic & Arts Foundation’s Creative Writing Competition. Her winning story, “In Blue Seclusion,” will be published in a winner’s anthology this year.

The CAF Creative Writing Competition for Young Writers is, according to, the best contest in the Midwest. There is very generous prize money, no entry fee, and a focus on students who live or study within 100 miles of the Loop.


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