Mary Jo Salter, Krieger-Eisenhower Professor in the Writing Seminars, has received the $3,000 Poets’ Prize for her book Nothing by Design, published in 2013 by Alfred A. Knopf. David Yezzi, […]
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Matt Morton (MFA Writing Seminars 2014) has been chosen by Bob Hicok as the winner of the 2014 Wabash Prize for Poetry for his poem “Windfall.” Of “Windfall,” Hicok writes, […]
Amelia Morris (BA Writing Seminars 2003) has placed her first book, Bon Appetempt: A Coming of Age Story with Grand Central Publishing, a division of Hachette Book Group. Described by […]
Jesse Chen (Writing Seminars Junior) is one of five national finalists in the 2014 Norman Mailer College Poetry Writing Contest. The Mailer Contest, sponsored jointly by the Norman Mailer Center […]
Writing Seminars faculty member Alice McDermott will read from her novel Someone at the Baltimore Book Festival on Saturday, September 27 at 1 pm. The reading, part of the Literary […]
Amanda Gunn (MFA Writing Seminars 2015) has won the 2014 Auburn Witness Poetry Prize for her poems “My Father Speaks,” “Raid at Combahee River, June 2, 1863,” and “Eastern Shore […]
Callie Siskel (MFA Writing Seminars 2013) has been chosen by Elizabeth Alexander for a 2014 Poetry Society of America Chapbook Fellowship. Siskel will receive a prize of $1,000 and her […]
Kristopher Jansma (BA Writing Seminars 2003) has been chosen as the 2014 winner of the Sherwood Anderson Foundation Fiction Award, in recognition of his debut novel, The Unchangeable Spots of […]
The American Academy of Arts and Letters awarded Eric Puchner an Arts and Letters Award in Literature. This award honors exceptional accomplishment in any genre.
Retired Writing Seminars' professor, Stephen Dixon, won a 2014 O. Henry Award for his short story "Talk." Read the story in the Baltimore Sun.