Bard College Catalogue

The Bard College Catalogue contains detailed descriptions of the College's undergraduate programs and courses, curriculum, admission and financial aid procedures, student activities and services, history, campus facilities, affiliated institutions including graduate programs, and faculty and administration.

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Bard College Catalogue 2013-14

Bard College Catalogue 2013-14

Bard Fiction Prize

The Bard Fiction Prize was established in 2001 and is awarded annually to an emerging writer who is an American citizen aged 39 years or younger at the time of application. In addition to a monetary award, the recipient is appointed writer in residence at Bard College for one semester. The prize, awarded each October, is intended to encourage and support young writers of fiction in pursuing their creative goals and to provide them with an opportunity to work in a fertile intellectual environment. Recipients of the prize are Brian Conn (2013), Benjamin Hale (2012), Karen Russell (2011), Samantha Hunt (2010), Fiona Maazel (2009), Salvador Plascencia (2008), Peter Orner (2007), Edie Meidav (2006), Paul La Farge (2005), Monique Truong (2004), Emily Barton (2003), and Nathan Englander (2002).