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Ward Prize

The prize was established in 1973 by a gift of Dorothy Mears (Mrs. Arthur T.) Ward. Awarded annually by the faculty of the Creative Writing Program to one or more junior members of the program in order to provide a summer fellowship in creative writing.

This award is by faculty nomination only.

Current Winners

Sheherzad Jamal ’23
Sophie Lockwood ’23

Past Winners

2021
Silma Sierra Berrada ’22
Molly Lee Bremer ’22

2020
Amanda Koym ’21
Sophia Marusic ’21

2019
Cooper Young

2018 
Nicolette C. D’Angelo ’18
Lian V. Limperis ’18

2016-17
None

2015 
Andra Bailard ’16
Zoe Perot ’16

2014 
Nicole A. Acheampong ’17
Kelsea B. Best ’15
Evan R. Coles ’15
Katherine S. Horvath ’15
Cameron P. Langford ’15
Isabelle A. Laurenzi ’15
Brian E. Lax ’15
Namkyu Oh ’16
Susannah P. Sharpless ’15

2013
Elizabeth C. Bolten ’14
Vivienne Chen ’14

2012
Thomas A. Ledford ’13
Mohit Manohar ’13
Mirabella Mitchell ’13
Maia I. Ten Brink ’13

2011
Katherine J. Chen ’12
Derek M. Gideon ’12

2010
Andrew T. Bors ’11
Conor P. Gannon ’11

2009 
Mgbechi U. Erondu ’10
Samuel F. Nicholson ’10

2008
Blair L. Hurley ’09

2007 
Blair L. Hurley ’09
Amy Leigh Paeth ’08