Department Prizes


ENGLISH DEPARTMENT PRIZES -- SPRING 2017

 Spring 2017

Winner

Amount

PRESTON GURNEY PRIZES
Awarded to an undergraduate senior for the best essay of 5,000 words or less on any topic in literary criticism (fiction).
 
Edgar Blake


George Esselstyn
$3,500
1st prize

$1,800
2nd prize
Awarded to an undergraduate senior for the best essay of 5,000 words or less on any topic in literary criticism (poetry). Ian Bowers


Juan Patrick Soto 
$3,500
1st prize

$1,800
2nd prize
Awarded to an undergraduate senior for the best essay of 5,000 words or less on any topic in cultural criticism. Danielle Galván Gomez


Will Tavlin 
$3,500
1st prize


$1,800
2nd prize

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.



No Winner


No Winner


$1,200
1st prize

$600
2nd prize

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.



Liza Yeager


Georgia Wright


$1,000
1st prize

$500
2nd prize