Each spring, the English department presents four awards to graduating seniors:

For more information about each award, please visit: Award Information

Additionally, the department sponsors three writing contests:

For 2022 submission guidelines please visit: Submission Guidelines
For more information about each contest, please visit: Contest Information
We look forward to reading your work!


2021 Writing Contest Winners

Nixeon Civille Handy Poetry Award
Yuki Morgan for "You're a Virgo"

Sandler Critical Essay Award
Alex Miller for "Pronouns and Paradox in Paradise"

Esther Wagner Fiction Prize
Izzy Horn for "Sidereal"


2021 Awardees


Barry Bauska Senior Creative Writing Major Award
Olivia Couture

Kathryn Irene Rodgers Scholarship
Not awarded in 2021

Peter Greenfield Award
Zeno C. Deleon Guerrero

Departmental Honors
Janelle Ariota, Izzy Horn, and Marleen Pan