PRIDE Talks writing contest winners

Posted on Jul 07 2020

The Northern Marianas Humanities Council congratulates the winners for its first PRIDE Talks Writing Competition for the LGBTQ+ community in the CNMI this June for PRIDE month. The categories for submissions were: poem, essay or short story.
The winners for the competition from each island are:

1st Place:
Pedro Manglona, “I Know a Boy” $500
2nd Place: Joseph Hocog, “The Creation of LGBTIQ Pride” $300

1st Place:
Colin Jay S. Cruz, “Your Out is My Out” $500
2nd Place: Freya Deshae C. Greathouse, “Mirror Image” $300
3rd Place: Jermaine Chloe B. Young, “It’s Okay We’re Normal” $100

1st Place:
Leovita Cabrera, “A Crowded Closet” $500
2nd Place: Thomas Manglona, “Gateways” $300
3rd Place: Prudencio Cabrera, “Heels” $100

The Northern Marianas Humanities Council would like to thank the judges who volunteered their time to score all the submissions. (PR)

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