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2012 Sophie Kerr Winner

Date: May 17, 2012
Short story writer Kathryn Manion is this year’s Sophie Kerr Prize winner. 

But the 22-year-old Howard County woman, who is set to graduate with honors Sunday, said the unexpected windfall this year’s prize is $58,000 and change pales in comparison to the literary merit and the appreciation for her work that the prize represents.

Katie has been a regular at the Lit House since she arrived at Washington College her freshman year and even participated in the freshman reading with other 2012 finalists Doug Carter, Erica Walburg. 

To learn more about the Sophie Kerr Prize click here

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