Earlier WGSC Essay Award Winners
- Ruth Bienstock Anolik, Haverford College, “The Missing Mother: Negotiations of Motherhood in the Gothic Mode”
- Catherine Golden, Skidmore College, "Late-Twentieth-Century Readers in Search of a Dickensian Heroine: Angels, Fallen Sisters, and Eccentric Women"
- Michael R. Schiavi, New York Institute of Technology, "Gay and Lesbian Caucus Essay Prize for “Teaching The Boys: Mart Crowley in the Millennial Classroom"
- Elizabeth Fekete, Northwestern University, "Graduate Student Caucus Essay Prize for “Imagined Revolution: The Female Reader and The Wide, Wide World"
- Ruth Bienstock Anolik, Haverford College, "Appropriating the Golem, Possessing the Dybbuk: Stories of Power and Creation by Jewish-American Women"
- Honorable Mention: Diane M. Garno, Wayne State University, "Elevating His Mistress to a Utopian Wife: Cabt and Denise in Icaria"