Student Writing Awards

Award

University of Northern Iowa Dept. of English Language and Literature student writing award of distinction for literary nonfiction/personal essay, 2008

Document Type

Article

Keywords

Short stories, American;

Description

In my daydream, I had a mug of hot cocoa in one hand, Henry David Thoreau’s Walden in my other hand, and a space heater at my feet. I had no reason to shiver, no reason to want to be elsewhere, no reason to wonder why Cody and I had spent the night with Cody’s parents, which made it nearly impossible to get out of deer hunting. In my daydream, I had no reason to wish Larry and Lori didn’t suspect I would accidently burn their house down if I’d stayed behind to cook them supper. In my daydream, I wasn’t deer hunting.

Date

2008

Department

Department of English Language and Literature

Object Description

5 p.

Language

EN

File Format

application/pdf

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