Tag: personal essay

2017 Eugene England Memorial Personal Essay Contest Winners

This has been an especially fruitful year for the England Personal Essay Contest. Normally the judges give out 1st, 2nd, and 3rd prizes, but this year they gave out three 1st places and three honorable mentions. It’s the first time in the history of the contest that six prizes have been given out. Congratulations to the winners! Sunstone subscribers …

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Patience and Punishments

By Lia Hadley IT WAS SPRINGTIME and the air was full of a new, tender warmth that invited me to unzip my jacket as I made my way home from the tan brick elementary school on the far side of the field that separated it from my neighborhood. I walked past the Burton’s house, our …

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Still and Small

By J Washburn I STEPPED OUT the front door sporting a long black coat and one white earbud, my breath turning to fog in the morning air. Twenty minutes of audiobook transfusion awaited me. But as I lingered on the first stair, finger hovering over the play button, a thought came to me: I should …

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2013 Eugene England Memorial Personal Essay Contest

Sunstone invites writers to enter the 2013 Eugene England Memorial Personal Essay Contest, made possible by the Eugene and Charlotte England Education Fund. In the spirit of Gene’s writings, entries should relate to Latter-day Saint experience, theology, or worldview. Essays, without author identification, will be judged by noted Mormon authors and professors of literature. Winners …

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