Literary award


Md. College To Award $61K Undergrad Literary Prize

Maryland’s Washington College is preparing to announce the winner of the nation’s largest literary prize for undergraduate college students.


Katie Manion, Kathryn Manion

Winner Of $58,000 Sophie Kerr Literary Prize Has ‘Love/Hate Relationship’ With Writing

The Sophie Kerr Prize is the largest student literary award in the nation. Every year, one student from Washington College receives the prestigious honor.



Md. Woman Wins $58K Undergraduate Literary Prize

Kathryn J. Manion of Clarksville knew from a young age that she wanted to be a writer. After graduating from Notre Dame Preparatory School in Towson, Manion attended Washington College in Chestertown, where she majored in English.