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Department of English Essay Contests

The Emory English Department will award a $500 prize each for the best undergraduate and graduate essays written in department courses.


Previous Winners

Sarah Davis (2023) 

Anna Kottakis (Honorable Mention 2023) 

Madison Hopkins (Honorable Mention 2023) 

Ben Thomas (2022)

Iris Chen (Honorable Mention 2022)

Raegan Allen (Honorable Mention 2022)

Audrey Ruan (2021)

Shreya Pabbaraju (Honorable Mention 2021)

Delany Sheldon (2020)

Annie Cohen (Honorable Mention 2020)

Nathan Blansett (2019)

Zach Stieneker (2019)

Josh Oberlander-Denny (Honorable Mention 2019)

Mattie Worsham (Honorable Mention 2019)

Christell Roach (2018)

Namrata Verghese (Honorable Mention 2018)

Kylie Baker (2017)

Jamison Murphy (2017)

Caroline Schmidt (2016