Announcing the Winners of the 2016 Wallace Prize.

The Yale Daily News is pleased to announce the winners of this year’s Wallace Prize, the most prestigious independently-awarded undergraduate writing prize for fiction and nonfiction at Yale. In addition to substantial monetary awards, winners will have their pieces published in a special issue of the Yale Daily News Magazine later this spring. All submissions were judged anonymously by professionals in the field.

Winners in Nonfiction:
1st place: “Let’s Talk About Intimacy,” by Rachel Calnek-Sugin ’19
2nd place: “Remember the Ladies,” by Skyler Inman ’17
3rd place: “The Many Masks of Sabir Abdussabur,” by Yi-Ling Liu ’17
Honorable Mention: “Bud,” by Aaron Orbey ’19

Winners in Fiction:
1st place: “The Last Snow,” by Madeleine Lee ’19
2nd place: “Either/Or,” by Micah Osler ’18
3rd place: “Catz’s Family Dictionary,” by Sophie Dillon ’17
Honorable Mention: “The Canyon,” by Caroline Wray ’17