Submissions Are Now Closed for the Spring 2017 Issue

Published each fall and spring semester, Line-by-Line: A Journal of Beginning Student Writing recognizes outstanding work created by students in the First- and Second-Year Writing Program at the University of Dayton. Submission is open to all students in ENG 100, ENG 200H, ENG 200, ASI 110, or ASI 120.

Congratulations to the Fall 2016 Issue Winners!

  • Barbara Farrelly Award for Best Writing of the Issue ($200 award): Jennifer Rondinelli, "And the Oscar Goes To"
  • Excellence in Research Paper Writing ($100 award): Emily Wellmann, "American Negro Minstrelsy: Good, Bad, or Somewhere In-between?"
  • Excellence in Synthesis Writing ($100 award): Maura Cullen, "The Struggle for Meaningful Education"

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Current Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1 (2016)

ASI 110/120

ENG 100


And The Oscar Goes To
Jennifer M. Rondinelli


A Simple Syllable
Zach A. Snyder

ENG 200H (Honors)


Frank Zhang: Hipster Extraordinaire
Myra C. Tumlos and Garrett P. Steele

First-Year Experience Projects


The Weight of Love
Garrett P. Steele