This prize honors the memory of Sam Ella Dukes, who taught English in the public schools of Florida and South Carolina for over forty years. The prize will be awarded each April by a committee of English department faculty appointed by the chair of the department.
Graduate Students: 1st prize of $125, 2nd prize of $75
Undergraduate Students: 1st prize of $125 and 2nd prize of $75.
All UA undergraduate and graduate students
Submit work to:
The Sam Ella Dukes Memorial Poetry Prize, c/o Dr. Mary Biddinger, Department of English, The University of Akron, 44325-1906. Submissions may also be dropped off in Dr. Biddinger’s mailbox in the English Department. Questions may be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Sarah Dravec||Meg Johnson|
|Shelby Heitzenrater||James Phillips|
|Samuel Snodgrass||Nicholas Sturm|
|Nathan Kemp||Katelyn Mertz|
|Tara Kaloz||Michael Krutel|
|Tony Vickers||Crystal Umberger|
|John Curtis Brown, Jr||Mike Krutel|
|Ryan Mohr||Kristina von Held|