Recipients

Barnard Department of English Awards

Each year, the English Department awards named prizes to a few English majors in recognition of their scholarship and accomplishments.  The prizes requiring writing submissions are open to those not majoring in English as well.

Recipients of the 2013 Departmental Awards:


The ESTELLE M. ALLISON PRIZE
For excellence in literature

Winner: Cameron Ott

The ES CARRIGAN PRIZE
For graduate work in English

Winner: Sarah Handley

The W. CABELL GREET PRIZE
To a major for excellence in English

Winners: Margaret Boykin, Suzannah Friscia, and Rebecca Kelliher

The WILLIAM HALLER PRIZE
Awarded annually by the Barnard English Department to a graduating senior for excellence in the study of English Literature

Winners: Mirabel Bradley, Weihui Lu, and Hannah Ehrenberg

The SAINT AGATHA-MURIEL BOWDEN MEMORIAL PRIZE
For superior proficiency in the study of Chaucer and Medieval literature

Winner: Sarah Handley

The STAINS-BERLE MEMORIAL PRIZE IN ANGLO-SAXON
For excellence in Anglo-Saxon language and literature

Winner: Sarah Handley

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Writing Prizes


The DORIS E. FLEISCHMAN PRIZE
For the student at Barnard judged by the Faculty of the English Department to have written the best short piece, fiction or non-fiction

Winner: Margaret Gay

The AMY LOVEMAN MEMORIAL FUND PRIZE
For the best original poem by a Barnard undergraduate

Winner: Xuela Zhang

The SIDNEY MINER POETRY PRIZE
To the senior major who has shown distinction in the reading, writing, and study of poetry

Winners: Anne Brink, Rebecca Gray, and Katherine Welsh

The HELENE SEARCY PULS PRIZE
For the best poem in an annual student competition

Winners: Anne Brink, Sarah Handley, and Ravenna Koenig

The HELEN PRINCE MEMORIAL PRIZE
For excellence in dramatic composition

Winner: Emma De Beus

The HOWARD M. TEICHMANN WRITING PRIZE
To a graduating senior for work distinguished in its originality of concept and excellence of execution

Winners: Abigail Arnold and Ariella Pultman

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Based on Submissions

Awarded by Outside Judges:

The LENORE MARSHALL BARNARD PRIZES
In prose and poetry

  • Prose winner: Jordan Alam and Ravenna Koenig
  • Poetry winners:
    -- First: Anne Brink
    -- Second: Ravenna Koenig and Sarah Handley
    -- Third: Katherine Friedman and Catherine Bloomer
    -- Honorable mention: Rebecca Gray and Annie Diamond

The PETER S. PRESCOTT PRIZE FOR PROSE WRITING
For a work of prose fiction which gives the greatest evidence of creative imagination and sustained ability

  • 1st place winner: Jordan Alam
  • 2nd place winner: Nell Koring
  • 3rd place winners: Lillian Fishman and Ravenna Koenig
  • Honorable mention: Abigail Arnold, Ariella Pultman, and Kayla Desroches

Judged by Departmental Committee

The BURNS SOCIETY PRIZE
To the student who writes the best paper on a topic related to the poetry of the 18th-century Scottish poet Robert Burns

Winner: Jason Bell

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