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Robert Dentler Memorial Prizes


Mary Bradford "Meeting and Confrontation: The Eternal Stone Object in Keats and Mandelstam"

Emma Montogomery "Clarity in Chaos: Expression of Identity in Haryette Mullen's Muse and Drudge"

Jack Drumm "The Haunted Poet: Emily Dickinson and M. NourbeSe Philip as Mouthpieces for the Dead"

James Amick "Cutting the Whale Lines"


Alexander Becker "One Who Does Not Speak Greek' Politics of Language in U.S.-Mexico Relations"

Rachel Girty "This is not a Requiem"


Alanna Henry "If There be 'Tongues in Trees': Communication and Voicelessness in Alnwick Castle"

Abigail Barronian "In the Cowitz Valley"


Kristian Ayala "On Self-Imposed Liminality: Adaptations of Christianity As Protest for Beats and Latin American Revolutionaries"

Ezra Olson "Selections" 


Travis Steele "Race and Poetry: The Struggle with Authorial Lineage in Hughes' These for English B"

Alexandra Pechman "The Dots," "August 31," and "Two Foxes"


Maxwell Kuehn "'Little Star:' Translating Gottfried Benn's Kleine Aster into English"

Emily Anderson "Stuart Dybek's Benediction: The Struggle for American Spiritual Identity" 

Alleliah Nuguid "Drive"


Jack Neubauer "'Galileo, Less Assured': Milton's Treatment of Galileo in Paradise Lost"

Christopher Adamson "The Erotic and Divine in John Donne: A Convergence of New Worlds"

Samuel Johnson "The Canoe"

Ali Pechman "Summer, In the Study"


Christopher Adamson "The Strange Sublimity of Mark Stand"

Madeline Weinstein "Last Morning: A Likeness"