Department of Writing and Rhetoric

Write Here, Write Now.

Student Writing Awards

The 2014 Cynthia Krieser Award for Outstanding Freshman Writing

Established in 1990 in memory of Cynthia Krieser.
These awards are made annually to first-year composition students who exhibit outstanding writing skills.

2013 Krieser Award Winner:

2012 Krieser Award Winners:

  • LaKeith Faulkner
  • Matthew Fernandez
  • Tiffani Nye

The Cynthia Krieser Award for Outstanding Freshman Writing is made possible by an endowment fund known as the Cynthia Krieser English Award Endowment fund, the purpose of which is to honor in perpetuity the late Cynthia Krieser and at the same time recognize outstanding first-year composition writing. This fund is open to and shall accept gifts from persons, estates, organizations, and any others who desire to make a gift and each gift, when made through the University of Mississippi Foundation, shall be fully tax-deductible. We invite email inquiries, directed to the director of the Department of Writing and Rhetoric; at  rhetoric@olemiss.edu, with Krieser Fund in the subject line.

Nomination Form


The 2014 Ole Miss Common Reading Experience Essay Contest

Common Reading Experience Essay Contest

 

 

 

 

The Department of Writing and Rhetoric, the University Libraries, and the Department of Outreach are excited to announce the 2013 Common Reading Experience Essay contest for Denise Kiernan’s The Girls of Atomic City: The Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win World War II.

Details about the Common Reading Experience Essay Contest will be announced in August 2014.