News & Announcements Archive


Marc Lapadula, playwright and screenwriter, dies at 62

Marc Lapadula, playwright and screenwriter, dies at 62
A senior lecturer in The Writing Seminars from 1991 to 2013, Lapadula created and ran Johns Hopkins' screenwriting program. His influence lives on through his creation of the screenwriting program at Hopkins and the lasting impact he had on his students.


Vivian Sun, BA ’22, Wins Laureen Rita Schipsi Poetry Prize

External judge Tomás Q. Morin has selected Vivian Sun’s poem “Baby” as the winner of this year’s Laureen Rita Schipsi Poetry Prize, the Writing Seminars’ selection for the University & College Poetry […]


The Writing Seminars Announces 2022 Student Award Winners

Congratulations to the 2022 Student Award Winners! UNDERGRADUATE THE CHAFFEE WRITING PRIZE Recognizing the performance and promise of one or more Writing Seminars undergraduates. Ryan Aghamohammadi Joi L. Haskins DANIELLE […]


Jalen Eutsey, M.F.A. ’18, Awarded Stegner Fellowship

Jalen Eutsey, M.F.A. ’18, Awarded Stegner Fellowship
The Writing Seminars is happy to announce that Jalen Eutsey was awarded a Stegner Fellowship for 2022-2024. Unique among writing programs, Stanford offers ten two-year fellowships each year, five in […]