Nonfiction Writing Prizes

Fall 2014

Prize

Description

Award

Winner

BARBARA BANKS BRODSKY PRIZE FOR EXCELLENCE IN REAL WORLD WRITING

 

Awarded to a full-time junior or senior enrolled at Brown. Submission may come from the spectrum of nonfiction: literary journalism, memoir, or narrative based on travel, science, history, or cultural critique. 

$800

Victor Ha

DAVID ROME PRIZE For the best lyric essay by a currently enrolled undergraduate at Brown. This form includes essays written in poetical or experimental forms that emphasize artfulness. $175

Jacqueline Gu


Spring 2015

Prize Description Award Winner

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. 

1st Prize
$1,000

2nd Prize
$600
 


 Elizabeth Koh 


William Fesperman

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.

1st Prize
$1,000

2nd Prize
$500

Stephanie Hayes


Eleanor Duke