Congratulations to the 2014 English Department Prize Winners!
The Academy of American Poets University & College Poetry Prize
1st Place (tie): Emilie Menzel, '14, Clementine: Collection of Poems
1st Place (tie): Jeni Prater, '14, December 6: Collection of Poems
1st Place (tie): Wendy Chen, '14, They Sail Across the Mirrored Sea
The Florence Annette Wing Prize in English
1st Place: Emilie Menzel, '14, "Haircut"
2nd Place: Ashley Porras, '14, "Waxing I-VI"
3rd Place: Nicole Tay, '14, "Let Me Get This Straight"
The Virginia Wainwright Sonnet Prize
1st Place: Emily Frisella, '16, "Hospital Sonnet"
2nd Place: Celina Reynes, '16, "Different Trees”
The Jacqueline Award in English Composition
Winner: Sruthi Narayanan, '14, "The Eyes of a God"
The Johanna Mankiewicz Davis Prize for Prose Fiction
Winner: Shanzeh Asif, '15, "Zahid”
The Agnes F. Perkins Prize for Prose
1st Place (tie): Emma Page, '16, "Roscones" (a translation of "Noche de Reyes” by Rose Montero)
1st Place (tie): Broti Gupta, '16, "Putin and the Ghost: An Improv Guide for Life"
The Mary Ann Youngren Memorial Award in Critical Reading
1st Place: Elisabetta Pellegrino, '15, "Seamus Heaney, 'The Strand at Lough Beg'"
2nd Place: Emily Frisella, '16, "'Ariel,' Sylvia Plath's Charge into the Future"
3rd Place: Chelsea Ennen, '14, "Leaving Las Vegas: George Eliot's Gamblers and Benefitting from Someone Else's Loss"
Honorable Mention: Thai Matthews, '14, "A War By Any Other Name"
The Charlotte Paul Reese ‘38 Memorial Prize for Creativity in Writing
1st Place: Wendy Chen, '14, They Sail Across the Mirrored Sea
2nd Place (tie): Lucie Lozinski, '14, "A Wave Too Big"
2nd Place (tie): Claire Shiplett, '14, "Crickets"
3rd Place: Samantha Burke, '14, The Lady with the Dog (screenplay adaptation of the Chekhov story)
The Mary C. Lyons Prize for Writing
1st Prize: Lucie Lozinski, '14, "The New Tour Bus"
2nd Prize: Nicole Tay, '14, "Africa Online: Google's Plan to Wirelessly Connect the African Continent"
3rd Place: Christine Campbell, '14, "The Band Is Dead"