2016 de Courtivron Writing Prize
The Isabelle de Courtivron Writing Prize recognizes high-quality undergraduate writing (creative or expository) on topics related to immigrant, diaspora, bicultural, bilingual, and/or mixed-race experiences.
Pratyusha Kalluri was awarded First Prize for “Projection,” a haunting futuristic story that raises troubling questions about conformity, freedom, and surveillance—all keenly relevant today. Pratyusha (Priya) Kalluri is a senior majoring in Computer Science and Engineering
Aneesh Anand was awarded Second Prize for “Bhaasha,” a poetic exploration of his hybrid identity and an engagingly complex portrait of his family. Aneesh Anand is a junior majoring in Computer Science and Economics.