Writing Contests and Department Awards
Each year the Department of English makes the following awards:
- James Robinson Award for Outstanding Senior English Major
- Billy Maich Academy of American Poets Prize for the best group of poems by an undergraduate or graduate student.
- Eleanor Meehan Award For Literary Excellence for the best critical essay written by an English major for an English course.
- Richard T. Sullivan Award For Fiction Writing recognizing the undergraduate who submits the best fiction manuscript.
- Ernest Sandeen Poetry Award recognizing the undergraduate who submits the best group of poems.
- Tom Brennan Prize for Excellence in Writing recognizing the best essay written for the Introduction to Literary Studies. Use the links at the left to see the award-winning essays.