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Writing Awards


Every year, the Wilmington College English Program awards prizes to students for the best writing in the categories of literary essay, short story, and poetry.

2017 Award Winners

Kittay

SETH KITTAY POETRY COMPETITION

Sponsored by Alumnus Seth Kittay, ’68

1st place: Kassandra Vernon, “House”

2nd place: Carey Juillerat, “Captivated”

3rd place: Jacob Wilson, “Fight, Brother (On Gil Scott-Heron)”

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Hardie

THE CLIFF HARDIE ENGLISH ESSAY AWARD

Sponsored by Alumnus Alan Frankel, ’64

1st place, upper division: Taylor Turner

2nd place, upper division: Jessica Springer

1st place, lower division: Hillary Mitchell

2nd place, lower division: Rian Adams

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Bowman

BOWMAN LITERARY PRIZE FOR SHORT FICTION

Sponsored by WC English Program

1st place: Shiloh Day

2nd place: Carey Juillerat

3rd place: Hillary Mitchell

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