English Department Prizes

Fall 2014

Prize Description Winner
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.

Justin Sohn

$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.

Victor Ha

$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.

Jacqueline Gu

$175

ROSE LOW ROME PRIZE

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

Ashlyn Mooney

$175

ARLENE ROME TEN EYCK & PETER H. TEN EYCK PRIZE

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

Camila McHugh

$175