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An Award-Winning Literary Magazine

Congratulations to the writers, editors, and staff of the 2019 Muse, Marymount's literary arts magazine, on winning a number of awards in the last few weeks! The Muse won a gold award in the Empire State School Press Association (ESSPA) competition for excellence overall, and many individual students won awards from both ESSPA and the Columbia Scholastic Press Association (CSPA) for their outstanding work:

  • "Yoohoo Answers" by Siwaar Abouhala '19: CSPA bronze for humor 
  • "Bad Days" by Catherine C. '21: ESSPA bronze for poetry
  • Margaret Fenniman '19 and Lindsey Seidenstein '19: ESSPA gold for cover design
  • "Ten Rules for Travel" by Olivia Haskins '19: ESSPA bronze for specialized content and CSPA certificate of merit for humor 
  • "The Kingdom" by Helen Jenks '19: ESSPA gold for poetry and CSPA bronze for closed form poetry
  • "The Poetry of Protest" by Li Kane '19: ESSPA honorable mention for poetry and CSPA certificate of merit for closed form poetry
  • "Realization" by Sophia L. '20: ESSPA gold for non-fiction
  • "Mosasaurus" by Isabelle O. '21: ESSPA silver for poetry
  • "Lamassu" by Katie Pepi '19: ESSPA bronze for non-fiction
  • "What About Orange?" by Sanaa S. '21: ESSPA gold for photography
  • "How to Use Instagram" by Anna Steinbock '19: CSPA silver for alternative story form and ESSPA honorable mention for specialized content