English Prizes 2017
More Than $1500 in Awards!
The Department of English is pleased to announce its annual prize competitions.
FOR FIRST YEAR ESSAYISTS:
The Karl Lemmerman Prize for the best essay written by a first year student.
FOR ADVANCED ESSAYISTS:
The Holden Prize for the best essay by a sophomore, junior, or senior student.
The Finley Foster and Emily Hills Prizes for the best poem or group (3) of poems by an undergraduate student.
The Helen B. Sharnoff Prize for the best formal poem or group (3) of formal poems by an undergraduate student. Formal poems are those written in pre-determined forms: e.g., abecedarian, cinquain, ghazal, pantoum, sestina, sonnet, terza rima, villanelle, etc.
FOR PROSE WRITERS:
The Edith Garber Krotinger Prize for the best creative writing other than poetry by an undergraduate student.
The Eleanor Leuser Award for outstanding writing for or about children by an undergraduate student enrolled in a creative writing course at the university.
FOR WOMEN WRITERS:
The Emily M. Hills Award for the best poem or essay written by an undergraduate woman in the College of Arts and Sciences.
FOR GRAD STUDENTS:
The Timothy Calhoun Memorial Prize for Poetry for the best poem or group of poems (3) by a graduate student in the Department of English.
Contest Rules: Submit 1) a hard copy of your work without your name on the entry to room 106B in Guilford House; 2) Fill out the appropriate entry form (available in 106B); 3) Submit the entry as an email Word attachment as well to firstname.lastname@example.org; 4) No submission duplicates from one prize to another.
Please Note: Students may receive no more than $100 in prize money without reduction of financial aid, subject to federal and state regulations.
Deadline: Monday, February 27th at noon