Thank you to everyone who submitted to this year’s Wallace Prize in fiction and nonfiction. We are excited to announce the winning pieces, which will be published in the May issue of the Yale Daily News Magazine.


1st Place:

“The Ergonometer: A Psychoanalytic History” by Lucas Zwirner ’13

2nd Place:

“Reading Aloud” by Marina Keegan ’12

3rd Place:

“All Parts Possessed” by Finola Prendergast ’12


1st Place:

“Beauty School Drop-In” by Haley Cohen ’11

2nd Place (tie):

“Why’d They Bring You Here, Dorothy?” by Daniel Bethencourt ’14

“The Other Murders” by Colin Ross ’12

Honorable Mention:

“In Sickness And In Mental Health At Yale” by Lauren Rosenthal ’12

“Digital Leftovers” by Elisa Gonzalez ’11

Submissions were judged anonymously by a panel of professors, writers, and editors unaffiliated with the Yale Daily News.