Nonfiction Writing Prizes


English Department Nonfiction Writing Prizes: Spring 2014

Prize Description Winner
Amount of award

THE BETSY AMANDA LEHMAN '77 MEMORIAL AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN JOURNALISM

Awarded to a Brown senior studying journalism or practicing as a journalist for a campus or professional publication who has demonstrated outstanding accomplishments and intellectual ability. The portfolio may include selected publications and/or academic work in the study of journalism, including essays written for Brown classes and senior theses. Cara Newlon



Shefali Luthra
1st Prize $900


2nd Prize $500

THE CASEY SHEARER MEMORIAL AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN CREATIVE NONFICTION

Awarded to a full-time Brown junior or senior for creative nonfiction of 3,000 words or less. Submission can be a collection of brief pieces or one long piece.
(Hard news pieces and entries over 3000 words will not be considered.)
Vera Carothers



Sienna Zeilinger
1st Prize $1000


2nd Prize $500