The Cosenza Prize for Undergraduate Writing recognizes an exceptional non-fiction text by an undergraduate student at LIU Post each spring semester. The winner receives a prize of $100, and the winning submission is archived in the Digital Commons. Students may submit one entry, up to 10 pages in length, in any of the following genres: argumentative writing, analytical writing, research-based writing, creative non-fiction, or journalism. Entries may be in traditional or multimedia form. The prize is sponsored by the LIU Post Writing Center and the Dean’s office, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. It is awarded in memory of Joseph Cosenza, an adjunct professor of English who was beloved by his students and colleagues for his kindness, thoughtfulness, and wisdom.


Submissions from 2017


Association of Sex Drive, Gender, and Infidelity in Romantic Relationships, Mari Eik