Each spring, the English department presents four awards to graduating seniors:
- The Barry Bauska Senior Creative Writing Major Award
- The Peter Greenfield Award for Leadership in the English Major
- The Philip Hager Outstanding Senior Literature Major Award
- The Kathryn Irene Rodgers Scholarship
For more information about each award, please visit: Award Information
Additionally, the department sponsors three writing contests:
- The Nixeon Civille Poetry Contest
- The Esther Wagner Fiction Contest
- The Sandler Critical Essay Contest
2022 Writing Contest Winners
Nixeon Civille Handy Poetry Award
Sara Orozco, "March Migration"
Sandler Critical Essay Award
Austyn Smith, "Language as Liberation"
Esther Wagner Fiction Prize
Brenna Sweeny, "The Gardener"
Barry Bauska Senior Creative Writing Major Award
Kathryn Irene Rodgers Scholarship
Peter Greenfield Award
Philip Hager Award
Soncirey Mitchell, Alex Miller