English Department Prizes

Fall 2014

Prize Description
Prize Amount
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.  Submission of brief essays or one longer essay should be limited to 3,000 words and must be printed on
8 1/2 “ x 11” paper.

$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.

Submissions must be printed on 8 ½” x 11” paper.

$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

 

RULES

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

 2. TWO PRINTED COPIES of each entry should be submitted with ONE contest entry form. Your name should not appear anywhere on the manuscript.

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

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


Entries must be submitted to the English Department at
70 Brown Street.

Entries may not be submitted electronically.


DEADLINE: Tuesday, November 4, 2014 by 3:00 p.m. 

*No late submissions will be accepted.*