CWW Essay Prize 2018

The 2018 Contemporary Women’s Writing Essay Prize has been awarded to Sabine Sharp for her essay “Her Strange Origins, Her Odd Sisters: Monstrous Genders and Mutant Genres in Larissa Lai’s Salt Fish Girl and Hiromi Goto’s ‘Hopeful Monsters.’”

The following submissions were selected for Special Commendation:

Megan Sormus, “Grrrl Revlonution: The Cosmetic Grrrling of Women in Emma Forrest’s Cherries in the Snow

Rebecca Walker, “A Language of Her Own: Willful Displacement and Feminist Subjectivity in Jhumpa Lahiri’s In Other Words

Congratulations to our worthy winner!