2018 Graduate Student Awards

CREATIVE WRITING

Barriss and Iola Mills Award for a single poem ...$300

Booth Tarkington Fiction Award for a short story ...$300

Flash Fiction or Prose Poem Award …$100

Original Play or Screenplay Award …$100

Paul Sidwell Memorial Award for a novel-in-progress (30-40 pages plus outline) ...$150

Purdue Federal Credit Union Creative Nonfiction Essay Award ...$200

Purdue Federal Credit Union Short Story Award  ...$200

Tom Andrews Clapping Award for a sequence of five or more thematically related poems, or one long poem of at least five pages ...$200

LITERARY CRITICISM

Main Street Books Award for Science Fiction and Literary Criticism ...$50 gift certificate

Peter C. Braeger Memorial Award for an essay on Medieval Studies ...$150

R.W. Babcock Award for an essay on Shakespeare ...$150

Von's Book Shop "Big Read" Award for an essay on the book Station Eleven ...$100 gift certificate

Von's Book Shop Literary Criticism Award ...$100 gift certificate

INTERDISCIPLINARY AND CLA AWARDS

CLA Diversity Action Committee Award for creative writing work or essay addressing the significance of diversity in our society ...$100

Department of Anthropology Award for ethnographic essay ...$100

Disability Studies Award for an essay or creative writing exploring some aspect of disability studies ...$100

Environmental Studies and Nature Writing Award for an essay or creative writing exploring some aspect of environmentalism/nature ...$100

LGBTQ Studies Award for an essay or creative writing exploring some aspect of sexuality and gender studies ...$100

School of Languages and Cultures Award for Literary/Cultural Analysis of texts written in a language other than English ...$100

Science Studies/Science Fiction Award for an essay exploring the impact of science and technology on society and culture (including literature/film) ...$100

VPA Award for an essay analyzing some aspect of art history ...$100

KNEALE AWARDS

Kneale Award in Fiction ...$200 (first place) ...$100 (second place)

Kneale Award in Poetry ...$200 (first place) ...$100 (second place)

Kneale Award in Linguistics ...$200 (first place) ...$100 (second place)

Kneale Award in Literary Criticism ...$200 (first place) ...$100 (second place)

Kneale Award in Pedagogy ...$200 (first place) ...$100 (second place)

Kneale Award in Rhetoric and Composition (historical studies, contemporary theory, or empirical research) ...$200 (first place) ...$100 (second place)

Kneale Award in Second Language Studies/ESL ...$200 (first place) ...$100 (second place)

Kneale Award in Theory and Cultural Studies (includes film and visual studies) ...$200 (first place) ...$100 (second place)

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