The prizes were established in memory of Albert Cook, critic,
poet, and novelist, who was a member of the English department from
1963 to 1978 and chairman during formative years; Mac Hammond,
poet, a member of the English Department from 1965 to 1993; and
John Logan, poet, who was a member of the Department from 1966 to
1985. The competition was open to all UB undergraduates and
UB graduate students in Comparative Literature, Drama, and
This year's winners are Emily Anderson, Satya S.
Gundu, and Amanda McLaughlin.
Honorable Mentions are Conor Patrick Clarke, Kristina Marie
Darling, and Alex Hunt.