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Awards & Prizes

Each spring, the Writing Concentration, jointly with Inkwell Magazine, awards the Eileen O'Gorman Undergraduate Prize in Fiction and the Robert O'Clair Undergraduate Prize in Poetry. 

The English Department as a whole may also award the Sr. Margaret Williams Prize for Literary Criticism, the Dan Masterson Prize for Screenwriting, and the William K. Everson Prize for Writing on Film. 


Please contact Prof. Jeff Bens ( for more information about submission guidelines and deadlines.