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2021 English Department Writing Awards

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The results are in! On Thursday, April 22, join us for the NYC Campus English Department Writing Awards ceremony honoring excellence in writing across genres. There will also be a special reading of new works. Let’s get inspired.

You’re invited to join the NYC Campus English Department for a special award presentation honoring English majors and minors and students from English, AMS, and FSS major-level writing, literature, and film classes who have demonstrated excellence in creative writing, journalism, literary criticism, language and linguistic studies, and writing on film:

Thursday, April 22
3:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
Register to attend

Awards are in honor and memory of distinguished faculty members of the English Department such as Sarah H. Willis, Richard Gill, Gerard Cannon, James Rose, and Curtis Owens. The David A. Bickimer Promise of Learnings / Academy of American Poets Prize, established at Pace by the renowned poet John Ashbery, will also be awarded to an outstanding poet in the poetry competition. The Kelly Herbert Writing Award will be presented in collaboration with the LGBTQA+ and Social Justice Center.

In addition, APHROS magazine editor Sarah Perniciaro will present the new issue of the magazine, and APHROS writers will read with any other student and alumni writers who want to share their work at the close of the event. The ceremony will be conducted by Writing Award Co-Directors Helane Levine-Keating and Eugene Richie. We hope to see you there!