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Department of English
University of Mississippi

English Department Student Award Winners

2021 Graduate Student Creative Writing Award Winners!

BONDURANT PRIZE

Noel Quinones, poetry. $500 prize. Judge, Beth Spencer
Read Noel’s submission “Denim Wings” HERE.

ELVIS MEETS EINSTEIN CONTEST 

Stephen Hundley, 1st place.  $3,000 prize.

Teagan Kessler, 2nd place.  $2,000 prize.
Read Teagan’s submission “No New Normal” HERE.

Linda Flynn, 3rd place.  $1,000 prize.

BARRY AND SUSAN HANNAH AWARD  This prize is awarded to students who have demonstrated good citizenship to the program and excellence in the classroom.

Hussain Ahmed

Christopher Morris

2021 Undergraduate Creative Writing Award Winners!

EVANS HARRINGTON CREATIVE WRITING SCHOLARSHIP

Dennis Foster $2,000 scholarship. Judge, Jennifer Key
Read Dennis’s submission “Unapologetic Sugar Shack” HERE.

ELLA SOMERVILLE CONTEST

Stella Martin, poetry. $250 prize. Judge, Linda Flynn
Read Stella’s submission “The Hostess” HERE.

Lauren Elmore, fiction. $250 prize. Judge, LaToya Faulk
Read Lauren’s submission “Ode to Julian” HERE.

2020 Undergraduate Scholarship and Award Winners!

W. ALTON BRYANT AWARD FOR RISING JUNIORS

Lucy Jones
Kellie Smith

Two-year scholarship award. $1500 each semester. $6000 total

 

DRANE LESTER AWARD FOR RISING SENIORS

Tharangi Fernando. $1500 scholarship

 

FAYSSOUX CORNEIL CAMPBELL AWARD

Polly Watkins. $1000 scholarship award

 

ELMO HOWELL BRITISH LITERATURE AWARD

Joshua Mannery
Ameliea Dulaney

$1000 scholarship award

 

VIRGINIA MORGAN SCHOLARSHIP

Annabelle Harris. $500 award

 

CHUCK FULGHAM MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Lawson Marchetti. $250 scholarship award