Outstanding Graduate Student Awards English

2021 Awardees

Erin Della Puca

Erin Della Puca

MA Teaching of Writing and Literature

Kyra Kondis

Kyra Kondis

MFA Fiction

Martin Mitchell

Martin Mitchell

MFA Poetry

Arlee Pearlswig

Arlee Pearlswig

MA Linguistics

Sophie Smith

Sophie Smith

MA Literature

Alan Strom

Alan Strom

MA Professional Writing and Rhetoric

Sarah Wilson

Sarah Wilson

MFA Nonfiction

2020 Awardees

Katherine Bentley

MA Literature

Kristen Greiner

MFA Nonfiction

Lauren Hoerath

MA Professional Writing and Rhetoric

Jordan Reich

MA Cultural Studies

Katie Richards

MFA Poetry

Allie Tunstall

MFA Nonfiction

Deborah Van Trees

MA Teaching of Writing and Literature

Richard Wentworth

MA Linguistics

Mary Winsor

MFA Fiction

2019 Awardees

Katie Branca

MFA Nonfiction

Nick DeMott

MA Cultural Studies

Kyle Francois

MFA Nonfiction

Madeline Graham

MA Professional Writing and Rhetoric

Angela Nichols

MA Literature

Alexandria Petrassi

MFA Poetry

Brad Radovich 

MFA Fiction

Katie Redmiles

MA Teaching of Writing and Literature

Dave Stroup

MFA Nonfiction

Mounna Tamek

MA Linguistics

Ellen Weeren

MFA Fiction

2018 Awardees

Jasmine Allen

MA Professional Writing and Rhetoric

Nicole Campeotto

MA Cultural Studies

Anna Caponetti

MA Literature

Emily Staudt

MA Teaching of Writing and Literature

2017 Awardees

Stephanie Arhin

MFA Fiction

Danielle Badra

MFA Poetry

Mary Baldwin

MA Linguistics

Benjamin Brezner

MFA Poetry

Marissa Carmi

MA Cultural Studies

Kerry Folan

MFA Nonfiction

Robin Frost

MA Teaching of Writing and Literature

Catherine Lewis

MFA Fiction

Bailey Lucero-Carter

MA Professional Writing and Rhetoric

Robbie Maakestad

MFA Nonfiction

Justin Petrisek

MA Literature

2016 Awardees

Kelly Clayton

MA Cultural Studies

Psyche Ready

MA Literature

Liam Rogers

MA Professional Writing and Rhetoric

Kathleen Rossell

MA Linguistics

Alisa Russell

MA Teaching of Writing and Literature

2015 Awardees

Angela Astora

MA Literature

Christa Grant

MA Linguistics

Bryan Harvey

MA English Cultural Studies

Emily Heiden

MFA Nonfiction

Marcos Martinez

MFA Fiction

Paul Michiels

MA Professional Writing and Rhetoric

Sean Pears

MFA Poetry

Sheryl Rivett

MFA Fiction

Ryan Sheehan

MA Teaching of Writing and Literature

Jessie Szalay

MFA Nonfiction

2014 Awardees

Aseel Alammar

MA Linguistics

Rachel Cowan

MA Teaching of Writing and Literature

Liz Egan

MFA Fiction

Anelise Farris

MA Literautre

Danielle Harms

MFA Nonfiction

Rachel Johnson

MA Cultural Studies

A. Moriah Jones

MFA Poetry

Stephanie Liberatore

MFA Nonfiction

Katelyn Noland

MA Professional Writing and Rhetoric

Spencer Seward

MFA Fiction

2013 Awardees

Jay Ivey

MFA Fiction

Kate Partridge

MFA Poetry

Chrissy Widmayer

MFA Nonfiction

2012 Awardees

Josh Ambrose

MFA Nonfiction

Christine Bobal

MA Linguistics

Alison Grace

MA Teaching of Writing and Literature

Elizabeth Gutting

MFA Fiction

Alyse Knorr

MFA Poetry

Ben Lucas

MA Professional Writing and Rhetoric

Marissa Mack

MFA Poetry

John Mahan

MA Literature

Leslie Maxwell

MFA Nonfiction

Sarah Silberman

MFA Fiction

2011 Awardees

Judy Adkins

MFA Nonfiction

Corey Beasley

MFA Fiction

Jen Daniels

MFA Poetry

Lindsay Fiesthumel

MA Teaching of Writing and Literature

Sara Flood

MFA Fiction

James Graham

Professional Writing and Rhetoric

Nicole Lee

MFA Fiction

Jessica McCaughey

MFA Nonfiction

Shanna Marie Phillips

MA Linguistics

Trisha Wilmans

MA Literature

2010 Awardees

Alissa Bourbonnais

MA Literature

Priyanka Champaneri

MFA Fiction

Karen Goldman

MA Teaching of Writing and Literature

Judith Hadley

MA Linguistics

Jennifer Janisch

MFA Nonfiction

Rebecca McGill

MFA Fiction

Ranjali Murali

MFA Poetry

Sarah Umberger

Professional Writing and Rhetoric

2009 Awardees

Piper Corp

Professional Writing and Editing

Elizabeth Eshelman

MFA Fiction

Alyson Foster

MFA Fiction

Alana Hurley

MA Literature

Rachael Lyon

MFA Poetry

Sara Massee

Cultural Studies

Robert St. Lawrence

MFA Poetry

Karin Tooze

MA Teaching of Writing and Literature

Jason Wagner

MA Linguistics

Casey Wiley

MFA Nonfiction

2008 Awardees

Elizabeth Coon

MA Literature

Sarah Hov

MFA Fiction

Tel Monks

MA Linguistics

Barbara Moody

Professional Writing and Editing

Michael Solow

MA Teaching of Writing and Literature

2007 Awardees

Sarah Baker

MA Teaching of Writing and Literature

Laura Bridges

MA Teaching of Writing and Literature

Daynah Burnett

MFA Nonfiction

Nicole Foreman

MFA Poetry

Ruth Hansen

MA Linguistics

Heidi Lawrence

Professional Writing and Editing

Mike Scalise

MFA Nonfiction

Chris Tanseer

MFA Poetry

Adele Uphaus

MA Literature

Tammy Walters

MFA Fiction

2005 Awardees

Lisa Arnold

MFA Nonfiction

Brian Brodeur

MFA Poetry

Kathleen Cornwell

MA Linguistics

Todd Crowley

MA Teaching of Writing and Literature

Danielle Deulen

MFA Poetry

Leigh Jameson

MA Literature

Suzette Lohmeyer

MA Literature

Bethany Tormay

MFA Fiction

2004 Awardees

Courtney Campbell

MFA Fiction

Matthew Ellsworth

MFA Fiction

Stacie Findon

Professional Writing and Editing

Iris Hoener

Professional Writing and Editing

Jessi Lang

MA Teaching of Writing and Literature

Lisa Pierce

MA Linguistics

Julie Polter

MFA Nonfiction

Mary Ann Shepard

MA Linguistics

Tracy Zeman

MFA Poetry