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 […]
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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.
Lisa Yoskowitz at Disney-Hyperion has bought world English rights to Rahul Kanakia's debut YA novel Enter Title Here, at auction.
Mary Jo Salter, an accomplished poet and the Krieger-Eisenhower Professor in and co-chair of the Writing Seminars, is one of 204 new members elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. The 2014 class includes some of the world's premier scholars, scientists, writers, artists, and civic, corporate, and philanthropic leaders.
Alessandra Bautze, a double major in the Writing Seminars and Film and Media Studies, delves into the topic of school shootings with her Provost's Undergraduate Research Award project, the 12-minute film "What Sophie Saw." The script dates back to a screenwriting class she took in 2012.