2015-2016

Edwin L. Shuman Award: Best Honors Thesis in Creative Writing

Daniel Moynihan 
"Strive"

Edwin L. Shuman Award for Best Senior in Creative Writing

Erin Holiday 

Edwin L. Shuman Award for Best Junior in Creative Writing

Sophia Stein

Edwin L. Shuman Award for Best Junior in Creative Writing

Zoe Call 

Edwin L. Shuman Award for Best Honors Thesis in Literature

Manal Saleh 

"Feminine Inversion as Supernatural Perversion: The Transgressive Woman as Witch in Early Modern English Drama"

Edwin L. Shuman Award for Best Senior in Literature

Caroline Brown 

Edwin L. Shuman Award for Best Senior in Literature

Bethany Mueller 

Edwin L. Shuman Award for Best Senior in Literature

Manal Saleh 

Edwin L. Shuman Award for Best Senior in Literature

Eilis Lombard 

Edwin L. Shuman Award for Best Junior in Literature

Karen Gwee 

Edwin L. Shuman Award for Critical Essay

Michael Levy 
"Her Speech is Nothing"

Helen G. Scott Prize for Literature and New Media

Mackenzie Broderick
"Damsels Causing Distress: Reimagining Medieval Womanhood"

Helen G. Scott Prize for Best Critical Essay on British Literature

Phillip Trautlein 
"The 'Ineluctable Visuality' of the Advertiser: Bloom's Visuality of Gerty's Femininity in Ulysses's 'Nausicaa'"

Helen G. Scott Prize for Best Critical Essay on American Literature, first place

Marissa Ferrara 
"Man vs. Genre: Vincent Vega as Pulp Fiction's Tragic Hero"

Helen G. Scott Prize for Best Critical Essay on American Literature, second place

Payton Danner 
"It Would not Even Need a Skull: Reading Perception, Deception and Race in the Photographic World of William Faulkner's Absalom, Absalom!

Helen G. Scott Prize for Best Critical Essay on Pre-1798 Literature

Marie Peeples 
"In Lust They Burn: Pre- and Postlapsarian Sexuality in Paradise Lost"

Helen G. Scott Prize for Best Critical Essay on Literary Criticism and Theory

Noam Shemtov 
"As Word Becomes Spirit: Mimesis, Tragedy and the Modern Theology of Middlemarch"

Robert A. Dentler Prize for Best Essay on Poetry, first place

Mary Bradford 
"Meeting and Confrontation: The Eternal Stone Object in Keats and Mandelstam"

Robert A. Dentler Prize for Best Essay on Poetry, second place

Emma Montgomery 
"Clarity in Chaos: Expression of Identity in Haryette Mullen's Muse and Drudge"

Robert A. Dentler Prize for Best Essay on Poetry, third place

Jack Drumm 
"The Haunted Poet: Emily Dickinson and M. NourbeSe Philip as Mouthpieces for the Dead

Robert Mayo Memorial Prize for best English 298 paper

Katie Rim 
"Narratives of Guilt: An Interpretation of Mansfield and James"

Robert Dentler Memorial Prize for Best Poem

James Amick 
"Cutting the Whale Lines"

Faricy Award for Poetry, first place

Megan Pan 
"On Seeing My Father's Abandoned Hometown"

Faricy Award for Poetry, second place

Rebecca Ehrmann 
"Art World"

Faricy Award for Poetry, third place

Mahalia Sobhani 
"Girl With Her Hair Cut Short"

Jean Meyer Aloe Poetry Prize from The American Academy of Poets Prize

Rachel Girty 
"Interior"

English Department Prize in Fiction

Erin Holiday 
"Reserves"

Helen G. Scott Prize for Best Fiction

Haley Boston 
"Paul, The Pool Boy"

Edwin L. Shuman Prize for Fiction

Sophia Stein 
"Something Else"

English Department Prize for Best Creative Nonfiction Essay

Mahalia Sobhani 
"Bitch"

Helen G. Scott Prize for Best Creative Nonfiction Essay, first place

Julia Clark-Riddell 
"Lizardwoman Seeks Treeman"

Helen G. Scott Prize for Best Creative Nonfiction Essay, second place

Nastasya Popov 
"The Mother Art"

Edwin L. Shuman Award for Creative Nonfiction, first place

Tomer Cherki 
"Bobetzivye"

Edwin L. Shuman Award for Creative Nonfiction, second place, co-winner

Ana Duverge 
"The Authentic Blend"

Edwin L. Shuman Award for Creative Nonfiction, second place, co-winner

Sophia Stein 
"After Ivan"

J. Scott Clark Award for Excellence in Creative Writing

Fatima Gomez

English Department Prize for Best Research Paper on Literature

Ekta Shah
"The American Enlightenment's Voice of Resaon: Hearing Echoed in The Federalist Papers"

English Department Prize for an Outstanding Critical Essay

David Kaye
"Homo Amans: Natural Loving-Kindness as Thomas Hardy's 'True Religion'"

English Department Award for Excellence as a Teaching Assistant

Hannah Chaskin

English Department Award Teaching Excellence Award

Megan Fritz

English Department Teaching Excellence Award

Seth Swanner