This collection provides a list of winning essays from the Book Collecting Contest at the University of Puget Sound.
The aim of this competition is to encourage full-time students at Puget Sound to read for enjoyment and to develop personal libraries throughout their lives, to appreciate the special qualities of printed or illustrated works, and to read, research and preserve the collected works for pleasure and scholarship. Collections can be on any subject and this contest is open to all full time students.
Submissions from 2017
Sacred Texts: The Books Above My Altar, Rachel D. Anderson
Politics: Love at First Sight, Matthew Bell
Beauty in Diversity: Learning Humanity Through Religion, Emma Christen
Submissions from 2015
Liberation in Literature: Lesbian Ecofeminism, Jessalyn Kreutzer
Submissions from 2013
Hunting the Dark Knight: Books on the Batman, Ian N. Fox
The Genderization of Crime Fiction from the Victorian Era to the Modern Day, Ariana Scott-Zechlin
Submissions from 2012
Words of the Waves: A Nautical Collection, Emily Selinger