Department of English selects Grabill and Klinger writing award winners

Posted: Wednesday, April 13, 2016

At its annual Chutney literary conference, the Department of English presented the 2016 Virginia Lowell Grabill and George Klinger Writing Awards.

The third-place Grabill Award went to Sydney Blessinger for her paper, “A Dynamic Eve: Milton’s Female Perception in Paradise Lost.”

The second-place Grabill Award went to Alex Gallo for her paper, “The Role of Nature in King Lear.”

The first-place Grabill Award went to Danielle Gillespie for her paper, “The Mabinogion in Modern Literary Fantasy.”

The George Klinger Award for an outstanding academic research paper went to Peter Orkiszewski for his essay, “A Feminist Account of Caryll Churchill’s Vinegar Tom.”

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