The 2011 The Jill Barnum Midwestern Heritage Prize for Literary Criticism:
There was no winner this year because the judges found there were too few entries.
In 2012, this will be renamed the David D. Anderson Prize for Literary Criticism.
The 2011 Gwendolyn Brooks Poetry Prize:
Christian P. Knoeller
, Purdue University
The 2011 Paul Somers Prize for Creative Prose:
"A Bride of the Great War"
The 2011 David Diamond Student Writing Prize:
Scott Michael Atkinson
, University of Michigan-Flint
"Old Blue Hat"