Kirstin Valdez Quade has been awarded a 2013 Rona Jaffe Foundation Writer’s Award.
Stegner Fellow Shannon Pufahl has been awarded the Centennial Teaching Assistant Award for her outstanding teaching during 2012-2013.
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Stegner Fellow, Anthony Marra, is one of the winners of this year’s Whiting Writers’ Award in Fiction
Director of the Creative Writing Program, Eavan Boland, is the 2012 winner of the PEN Award in Creative Nonfiction for her collection of essays, A... Read more
W.S. Di Piero: Winner of the 2012 Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize
Winner of 2012 “Discovery”/Boston Review Poetry Contest
Jesmyn Ward’s novel, Salvage the Bones, about a family affected by Hurricane Katrina, won the 2011 National Book Award for fiction. Jesmyn was a... Read more
Bruce Snider won the 2011 Lena-Miles Wever Todd Poetry Prize for his forthcoming book Paradise, Indiana (Pleiades Press/LSU in April 2012.)
Elizabeth Tallent’s story “Never Come Back” won a 2011 O’Henry Prize. The story first appeared in The Three Penny Review and is reprinted in The PEN/... Read more
Mira Rosenthal’s book of poetry, “The Local World”, won the 2010 Wick Poetry Prize