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Deralyn Owen, 2023 1st Place Poetry

Submissions for Poetry are open to one poem that was completed for coursework during the last calendar year. Submissions should not exceed 5 pages. Deralyn Owen wrote the 1st place submission in the Poetry Category for the 2023 President’s Writing Awards.

About Deralyn

Deralyn Owen, an Asian woman in a suit jacket, sitting on a carpeted floor in front of a plant

Deralyn Owen is a Boise native and is in her last semester at Boise State. Majoring in Health Studies with an emphasis in Health Informatics and Information Management, she aims to go into healthcare after graduation. Outside of academics, Deralyn likes to make collages out of outdated textbooks and magazines, play music and, of course, write.

Winning Manuscript – Pygmalion’s Ivory Girl

(Per the author’s request, “Pygmalion’s Ivory Girl” is unavailable to access on this website).