Virginia Downs Poetry Award English

The Virginia Downs Poetry Award was established by the family and friends of Virginia Downs (1916-1984), poet and George Mason University graduate. The award is given for a single poem of 60 lines or less, on any subject and in any form. The competition is open to any currently enrolled George Mason University student, graduate or undergraduate; students are limited to one submission.

2021 Awardees

Christian Stanzione

Christian Stanzione

2020 Awardees

Danielle Williams

2018 Awardees

Andrew Art

Kristen Brida

Janice Majewski

Alayna Nagurny

2017 Awardees

Laurel Ferretti

Benjamin Brezner

Darcy Gagnon

Alexandria Petrassi

2016 Awardees

Emily Green

Douglas Luman

Claudia Rojas

Carina Yun

2014 Awardees

Ann McIntyre

Darby Price

Sarah Winn

2011 Awardees

Jen Daniels

Aubrey Lenahan

2010 Awardees

Kathleen Goodman

Aubrey Lenahan

Ranjani Murali

Megan Ronan

2004 Awardees

Lisa Ampleman