2020 English Department Writing Award Winners

Tom Brennan Prize for Excellence in Writing – Jose-Miguel Guevera-Hernandez

Winning Paper Entitled: The Divine Paradox: Hopkins’ Proto-Deconstructionist Language in “Pied Beauty"

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Eleanor Meehan Prize for Literary Excellence – Evan McKenna

Winning Paper Entitled: Looking Inward Through Anti-Theater: ​Krapp’s Last Tape ​ and the Critic’s Search for Cause and Cure 

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Richard T. Sullivan Award for Fiction Writing – Anna Benedict

Winning Paper Entitled: Driftwood

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Billy Maich Academy of American Poets Prize - Jahan Khajavipour

Ernest Sandeen Poetry Award –  Isabel Niforatos

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Outstanding Senior Thesis Award - Hanna Kennedy

Winning Paper Entitled: Love in the Time of Text Messaging: Exploring the Effects of Technology-Mediated Communication in Sally Rooney’s Conversations with Friends and Normal People

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Outstanding Student in Pre-1700 Literature - Connor Reilly

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Outstanding Creative Writing Student - Matthew Smith

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James E. Robinson Award for Outstanding English Major -  Mary Elsa Henrichs

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