Literary Awards

Literary Awards are associated with articles chosen for publication in The Submarine Review and are intended to encourage critical thinking and innovative approaches that address important Submarine Force issues and topics of interest. Civilian authors are eligible for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place awards and receive $300, $200, and $100 respectively. Active Duty authors (three categories are possible depending on the number of articles being considered: Officers, E9-E7, and E6 and below) are eligible for awards and also receive $300, $200, and $100 respectively.

2021 Literary Award Winners

Best Civilian Authors:
1st Place: Mr. Tim Taylor, “Discovering America’s Lost Submariners”, June 2021
2nd Place: Commodore Eric Thompson, MBE, MSC, RN, Ret., “A Brief History of the British Submarine Service”, June 2021
3rd Place: Mr. Dick Brown, “75th Anniversary of Submarine-Based Deterrent Strike Force”, June 2021

Best Active Duty Authors: 
1st Place: ENS Jacklyn Anne Pabalan, ENS Lillian Baker,  ENS Jayelen Knowles, ENS Young Kim, ENS Louisa Oney, “Women in the Submarine Force”, September 2021
2nd Place: LCDR Nathan Andrew Greenwood, USN, “A Strategic Analysis of Germany’s 1917 Unrestricted Submarine Warfare Campaign, September 2021
3rd Place: Maj. Garrett Evan Sobalvarro, “Cross-Domain Effects: German Unrestricted Submarine Warfare in WWI”, September 2021