Posts tagged with “Contests” (All posts)

Miscellaneous from the Miscellany and the Nick Adams Short Story Contest

14 January 2022

Welcome back to campus, Carls! In the midst of all this crazy uncertainty, we’re here to bring you a little stability: the Nick Adams Short Story Contest is running again…

Old Man Writer

A Trivial Matter

19 October 2021

Let me set the scene for you: it’s a cold, clear Friday night, and under the twinkling lights of a newly-erected tent we find gathered twenty-six teams, several scorers, three…

he Vinyl Imps (from left: Connie Walker, Madeline Goldberg, Julia Johnston, Nina Kaushikkar, Mike Kowslewski, and Peter Balaam) beam next to their winnings; for the contents of the box, read on.

Interview with Natalie Marsh ’21, Winner of the Associated Colleges of the Midwest Short Story Contest

10 May 2021

Happy Miscellany Monday! This week, two of our editors, Amanda Mosborg and Julia Johnston, interviewed Natalie Marsh, this year’s winner of the Associated Colleges of the Midwest (ACM) 49th annual…

Natalie Marsh ('21)


3 November 2020

Halloween has come and gone, but the spooky season lives on! And one place on campus which has great potential as the setting of a ghost story? Laird Hall!

long hall view

Theater at Carleton in the Time of COVID-19

18 October 2020

Happy Midterm Break! As many of you know, English and Theater are closely related. Need any evidence? Just look to William Shakespeare. This week at The Miscellany, we’ve been thinking…


Two-Sentence Scary Story – Results!

31 October 2018

Happy Halloween everyone! The verdict is in, and the 2SSS contest has a clear winner in a truly creepy story by Lucy Horrell (’20)! We’ve reproduced it below, along with…

Poe & Crow Halloween images

Enter the Two-Sentence Scary Story Contest!

27 October 2018

In case you hadn’t heard, the English Department is running a Two-Sentence Scary Story (henceforth 2SSS) contest, and is still gladly accepting entries! The rules are simple: Write a scary…

The Results Are In!

15 February 2016

Thanks to all who participated in the caption contest! Look out for the next Miscellany Caption Contest for your next shot at fame and glory!     FIRST PLACE “For the…

Miscellany Caption Contest!

1 February 2016

Inspired by the New Yorker’s weekly endeavor, the Miscellany presents naked cartoons in need of captions. Anyone is eligible to enter. Captions will be judged by the Miscellany editors. The…

Caption Contest Winners Announced!

27 October 2015

Thanks to all those who participated in the Miscellany Caption Contest (and shame on those who didn’t)! Look out for the next contest for your shot at fame and glory!…