Hiram College

Program Awards

Creative Writing Major

2019 Award Recipients

Grace J. Chamberlain Prize in Creative Writing: 

Alexia Kemerling
Established in 2007 by Joyce, Robert and Dylan Chamberlain, the parents and brother of Grace J. Chamberlain, who died tragically in an automobile accident in 2006, this prize is awarded annually by the English department to a student who shows great promise in creative writing. This prize is funded annually by a Cleveland Foundation Donor Advised Fund.

English Department Book Award: 

Austin Johnson, Kenneth Norris, Zak Martinjako, Sean Melton, Lani Pace, Alex Nardo
Awarded to a student who contributes to the intellectual life of the English department in creative and often unrecognized ways.

Hiram College Writing Center Award: 

Lindsay Harris, Jennifer Kistler, and Kelly Miller
This award goes to the seniors who have made the greatest contributions to the Writing Center and the writing program at Hiram College. Both exceptional service to the institution and an extraordinary personal commitment to the study of writing are required.

John S. Kenyon Memorial Award in English: 

Hailey Toporcer
Awarded to honor the graduating senior student in English who best exemplifies the creative and scholarly spirit associated with John Samuel Kenyon, class of 1898, professor of English, 1916-1944 and emeritus professor of English, 1944-1959.