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The English department and the Creative Writing Program are delighted to welcome Patrick Phillips as our new colleague. He has published in poetry,... Read more
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Congratulations to Stegner Fellow Javier Zamora, who was recently awarded the 2017 Lannan Literary Fellowship for Poetry. The Lannan... Read more
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At a ceremony Wednesday night in New York City, Adam Johnson was named the  winner of the 2016 Story Prize for his collection Fortune Smiles (Random... Read more
National Medal of Arts picTOBIAS WOLFF, professor emeritus of English, has been awarded a National Medal of Arts for his contributions as an author and educator. President BARACK OBAMA presented Wolff and fellow honorees with the medals – the highest award given to artists and arts patrons by the federal government – during a White House ceremony on Thursday, Sept. 10.  “With wit and compassion, Mr. Wolff’s work reflects the truths of our human experience,” noted the National Endowment for the Arts citation
TOBIAS WOLFF, professor emeritus of English, has been awarded a National Medal of Arts for his contributions as an author and educator. President... Read more
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Former Stegner Fellow and current Jones Lecturer, Solmaz Sharif will receive 2014 Rona Jaffe Foundation Writer’s Award, which is given annually to... Read more
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NoViolet Bulawayo is the winner of the 2014 PEN/Hemingway Award for Debut Fiction. Find out more at:  http://www.pen-ne.org/hemingway-foundationpen-... Read more
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John Evans has been awarded the 2013 Trio Award for his poetry manuscript, The Consolations
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Adam Johnson’s “The Orphan Master’s Son” received The Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.

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