NoViolet Bulawayo is a 2013 5 Under 35 National Book Foundation Honoree for her manuscript, We Need New Names
Molly Antopol-Johnson is a 2013 5 Under 35 National Book Foundation Honoree for her manuscript, The UnAmericans.
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
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
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.)
Michael McGriff won a 2010 Lannan Literary Fellowship.