Winners Announced — Dr. Paul Ague Writing Contest

The Dr. Paul Ague Writing Contest is held annually and is open to all students at San Diego Christian College. Judges award first, second, and third place prizes to entries in poetry, fiction, and nonfiction.

The winners of the 2017 contest are as follows:

Please read and enjoy these selections via the links below.



First place: Deborah Walton, “Nothing to Say”

Second place: Deborah Walton, “On the Subject of Poetry”

Third place: Christina Shimamoto, “The Reply”


First place: Kate Green, “A Foggy Tale”

Second place: Christina Shimamoto, “Leiun”

Third place: Christina Shimamoto, “Aelon”


First place: Christina Shimamoto, “Civilizations Detrimental Effects”

Second place: Jake Nelson, “Nonviolent Counterterrorism”

Third place: Danielle Ball, “Temptation, Sin, and Death”