English Department Prizes - Fall

English Department Prizes - Fall 2021

BARBARA BANKS BRODSKY PRIZE in ENGLISH

Awarded to a full-time junior or senior enrolled at Brown for the best essay on 20th-century literature in English.

$800
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
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
ROSE LOW ROME PRIZE

For the best poem or poems by a currently enrolled undergraduate at Brown.

$175
ARLENE ROME TEN EYCK & PETER H. TEN EYCK PRIZE

For the best essay on literary theory by a currently enrolled undergraduate at Brown.


$175

Submission Deadline: 3:00 pm on Thursday, December 2, 2021


RULES

1.  Submit entry forms online at:  

    Barbara Banks Brodsky Prizes:  http://brown.edu/go/brodsky-prize     

    Rome Prizes:  http://brown.edu/go/rome-prizes       

2. One entry per competition. A separate entry form must be completed for each competition.

3. Your name should not appear anywhere on the manuscript. 

4. The university reserves the right to withhold any award.

5. Submissions will be read by a committee of faculty members in the English Department. The committee's decisions will be final.