- Jasmine Allen, MA Professional Writing and Rhetoric
- Nicole Campeotto, MA Cultural Studies
- Anna Caponetti, MA Literature
- Emily Staudt, MA Teaching of Writing and Literature
The Sven Eric Molin Prize provides an award in funds toward the education of a continuing graduate student in English of exceptional merit.
The Robert Karlson prize provides a monetary award to the year's outstanding graduate student in the English Department's MA programs.
The Dan Rudy Fiction Prize for a single short story of 20 double-spaced pages or less.
- Carol Mitchell, Honorable Mention
- Ellen Weeren, Winner
The Shelley A. Marshall Fiction Prize for a single short story of 20 doubled-spaced pages or less.
- Sam Ashworth, Winner
- Meg Sipos, Honorable Mention
- Kyle François, Winner
- Darcy Gagnon, Honorable Mention
- Lisa Macedo, Honorable Mention
- Whitney Olsen, Honorable Mention
- Jordan Keller-Martinez, Honorable Mention
- Alexandria Petrassi, Winner
- E. Rhodes Thompson, Honorable Mention
- Lloyd Wallace, Honorable Mention
- Tim Barzditis, Winner
- Janice Majewski, Honorable Mention
- Susan Woodruff, Honorable Mention
The Virginia Downs Poetry Award is given for a single poem of 60 lines or less.
- Andrew Art, Honorable Mention
- Kristen Brida, Honorable Mention
- Janice Majewski, Winner
- Alayna Nagurny, Honorable Mention
The Joseph Lohman Poetry Prize is given for a single poem of 60 lines or less.
- C. Michael Mincks, Winner
- Lisa Macedo, Winner
- Sofia Puente-Lay, Honorable Mention
The Aileen Walls Award provides a prize to an outstanding graduating English major.
- Aryelle Young, Fall Semester, 2018