Past Awards

Marjetica Potrc

Marjetica Potrc in conversation
with Writing Award recipients


2007–08 Award Recipients
Julia Hermannsdottir, First Prize, Creative Response, for "The Butcher," a short story based on Rirkrit Tiravanija’s Untitled (1993)

Hannes Steen Thornhammar, First Prize, Critical Response, for an untitled text on Earl Staley’s Triumph of Bacchus (1983)

Brandon Johnson, Second Prize, Creative Response, for the poem "Warriors," based on Marjetica Potrc’s Warriors (2001)

Kyle Garson, Second Prize, Critical Response, for an untitled text on Rachel Harrison’s Perth Amboy (2001)

Nicole Dular, Honorable Mention, Creative Response, for the text "Somewhere Between," based on Rudolf Schwarzkogler’s untitled photograph (1965-1966)

Veronica Cassidy, Honorable Mention, Critical Response, for a text on Event Horizon (2005) by Kara Walker

2007–08 Jury Members
Neil Gordon, Eugene Lang College The New School for Liberal Arts
Carin Kuoni, Director, Vera List Center for Art and Politics
Joshua Mack, Vera List Center Advisory Committee; TimeOut, Modern Painters
Rosemary O'Neill, Assistant Dean for Faculty, Parsons The New School for Design
Robert Polito, Director, Writing Program and MFA in Creative Writing, The New School
Silvia Rocciolo, The New School Art Collection
 
For a pdf of the 2007–08 award newspaper, please click here
or contact vlc@newschool.edu for a free hard copy.


David Wojnarowicz

Tommy's Illness by
 David Wojnarowicz (1987)

2006–07 Award Recipients
Samuel Holleran, First Prize, Creative Response, for an untitled poem on Tommy's Illness(1987) by David Wojnarowicz

Kathleen Stupp, Second Prize, Creative Response, for "Process Pieces And Snacks," a poem based on Wayne Thiebaud's Large Sucker (1967)

Amelia Granger, Third Place, Creative Response, for "Notation," a poem based on Wayne Thiebaud’s Large Sucker (1967)

2006–07 Jury Members
Carin Kuoni, Director, Vera List Center for Art and Politics
Deborah Landau, MFA Creative Writing Program, The New School [through 2006]
Rosemary O'Neill, Assistant Dean for Faculty, Parsons The New School for Design
Robert Polito, Director, Writing Program and MFA in Creative Writing, The New School
Cay Sophie Rabinowitz, Parsons The New School for Design and Parkett magazine, New York Silvia Rocciolo, The New School Art Collection

For a pdf of the 2006–07 award newspaper, please click here
or contact vlc@newschool.edu for a free hard copy.


Kara Walker 2

Kara Walker gives talk
to Writing Award recipients

2005–06 Award Recipients
Chris Bettison, First Prize, Critical Response, for a text on Event Horizon (2005) by Kara Walker

Jill Dearman, First Prize, Creative Response, for the short story "Queen of the Merge" on Tommy’s Illness (1987) by David Wojnarowicz

Timothy Chapman, Second Prize, Critical Response, for a text on Untitled (from: On the Bowery portfolio, 1971) by Cy Twombly

Michael Quattrone, Second Prize, Creative Response, for a poem inspired by Event Horizon(2005) by Kara Walker

2005–06 Jury Members
Carin Kuoni, Director, Vera List Center for Art and Politics
Deborah Landau, Associate Professor and Assistant Chair, The New School Writing Program
Rosemary O’Neill, Assistant Dean for Faculty, Parsons The New School for Design
Robert Polito, Director, Writing Program and MFA in Creative Writing, The New School
Cay Sophie Rabinowitz, faculty member, Parsons The New School for Design, and Senior U.S. Editor, Parkett magazine

For a pdf of the 2005–06 award newspaper, please click here
or contact vlc@newschool.edu for a free hard copy.


2004–05 Award Recipients
Rebecca Greenberg, First Prize, Creative Response, for “Stellar Heritage,” on Kara Walker’s mural Event Horizon (2005)

Maya Weimer, First Prize, Critical Response, for “Untitled,” on Kara Walker’s mural Event Horizon (2005)

Andrea Aversa, Second Prize, Critical Response, for “Untitled,” on Kara Walker’s mural Event Horizon (2005)

Kim Hafner, Third Prize, Critical Response, for “Untitled,” on Elaine Reichek’s print Gauguin at the Harmonium in his Underwear (1986) and Miwa Yanagi’s photograph A Transient World, 2F (1997)

2004–05 Jury Members
Gabriella De Ferrari, author and member of the Board of Trustees, The New School
Carin Kuoni, Director, Vera List Center for Art and Politics
Deborah Landau, Associate Professor and Assistant Chair, The New School Writing Program
Rosemary O’Neill, Assistant Dean for Faculty, Parsons The New School for Design
Robert Polito, Director, Writing Program and MFA in Creative Writing, The New School
Cay Sophie Rabinowitz, faculty member, Parsons The New School for Design, and Senior U.S. Editor, Parkett magazine