Last week, the Water Sustainability and Climate Project announced the winner and runner-up of the Our Waters, Our Futures Writing Contest, which sought submissions of short stories highlighting positive and desirable futures for water and people in south-central Wisconsin.
CALS agroecology graduate student Kitt Healy came in second place with her story, “The Incarnation of Nelmi Jane,” in which a grandmother tells her granddaughter a story about healing ecosystems and waters. Healy’s story will appear on Madison Magazine’s website in June.
The winning story was written by Sally Younger from the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation. Her story, “Antigone lupulus,” focuses on a young woman managing a hops farm under a warmer climate. Younger’s story will be featured in the Madison Magazine’s June 2016 print issue.
For more information, read the full press release on the WSC website.