Past Awardees

2012 Writing Contest Winners

Nixeon Civille Handy Poetry Award
First Place: Kate Fujimoto, Mt. St. Helens
Second Place: Erin Larkin, Constancy
Third Place: Brendan Witt, When the Columbines Rise

Sandler Critical Essay Award
Megan Fries, Clearing, Cultivating, and American Manhood: Lockean Visions of Property in Early America
Walter Mitchell, “Auteur Theory in Gaming: Jonathan Blow’s Braid

Esther Wagner Fiction Prize
Kate Fujimoto, Karen Carpenter and I Hang Out at the Old Elementary School

2012 Awardees

Barry Bauska Senior Creative Writing Major Award
Hannah Biskind

Philip Hager Outstanding Senior Literature Major Award
Megan Fries

Kathryn Irene Rodgers Scholarship
Olivia Weitz

Rosemary Van Arsdel Outstanding Senior WRC Award
Jill Sanford

Peter Greenfield Award
Elizabeth Kiscsh
Rachel Kollar

2011 Writing Contest Winners

Nixeon Civille Handy Poetry Award
First Place: Emily Krieger, Afghanistan
Second Place: James Gaines, Long Division

Heuston Literature Prize
Ian Greenfield, The Mirror in the Ghost

Esther Wagner Fiction Prize
Ian Greenfield, Lucy in the Woods

2011 Awardees

Barry Bauska Senior Creative Writing Major Award
Kyle Nunes

Philip Hager Outstanding Senior Literature Major Award
Lindsey Flatt

Kathryn Irene Rodgers Scholarship
Rose Thompson

Rosemary Van Arsdel Outstanding Senior WRC Award
Emma Ayers

Fezziwig Award in Honor of David Macey
Maggie Faber

2010 Writing Contest Winners

Nixeon Civille Handy Poetry Award
First Place: Ian Greenfield, A Bible of Crumbling Ammonites
Second Place: Jeanne Stevens, Untitled
Third Place: Melissa Farage, Low Tide at Cathedral Cove

Heuston Literature Prize
Brad Rice, "Charisma “doth suffer a sea-change”: Prospero, Max Weber and Routinization in Shakespeare’s The Tempest"

Honorable Mentions:
Greta Lindquist, "A Pirate in Shackles: Language in Emmanuel Appadocca"
Katie Shuy, "The Ascription of Meaning: Nigerian Road Building and The Famished Road"

Esther Wagner Fiction Prize
Benjamin Merkel, The War on Torpor

2010 Awardees

Barry Bauska Senior Creative Writing Major Award
Hudson Hongo

Philip Hager Outstanding Senior Literature Major Award
Brad Rice

Kathryn Irene Rodgers Scholarship
Robyn Broker
Lauren Foster

Rosemary Van Arsdel Outstanding Senior WRC Award
Miles King

Fezziwig Award in Honor of David Macey
Greta Lindquist