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Congratulations to Writing Seminars graduate Matt Morton (MFA 2014) on winning the 2018 A. Poulin, Jr. Poetry Prize. His manuscript will be published by BOA Editions. Matt Morton holds a BA from the University of Texas at Austin and an MFA from the Johns Hopkins University Writing Seminars. His poetry appears in AGNI, Gettysburg Review, Harvard Review, Tin House Online, […]
Novelist Alice McDermott has been awarded the Prix Femina, France’s award for the best foreign novel of the year. McDermott, a professor in the Johns Hopkins Writing Seminars, was recognized for her book The Ninth Hour. Visit The Hub for more information.
The University of Tampa Press is pleased to announce that poet Michael Lavers, of Provo, Utah, has won the seventeenth annual Tampa Review Prize for Poetry for his collection of poems, After Earth. In addition to a $2,000 check, the award includes hardback and paperback book publication in 2019 by the University of Tampa Press.
The Writing Seminars is pleased to announce that Esi Edugyan’s novel, Washington Black, is longlisted for The Man Booker Prize for 2018.
Professors James Arthur and David Yezzi were among thirty-two early career faculty members who were selected to receive Johns Hopkins Catalyst Awards. These experts represent two dozen distinct fields, including otolaryngology, economics, civil engineering, mathematics, the writing seminars, and musicology.
The Writing Seminars is happy to announce that Dora Malech is the 2018 Baker Artist Awardee in the Literary category. The Baker Artist Portfolios were created to support artists and promote Greater Baltimore as a strong creative community. The online portfolios are open to artists working in all disciplines who live and work in Baltimore […]
Emily Dorffer, who has cerebral palsy, created (Dis)Ability anthology to encourage better, more accurate portrayals of disabled people in literature.
Johns Hopkins senior Tal Bruno, a Writing Seminars major and defensive midfielder for the Hopkins men’s lacrosse team, earned a new moniker this past weekend: hero.
Congratulations to Morgan Ome, whose poem “Phosphenes” won the Iris N. Spencer Poetry Award. The Spencer Award is given annually by the West Chester University Poetry Center to an undergraduate writer for a poem composed in meter, rhyme and received form. Ome is now a junior at Johns Hopkins, double majoring in Writing Seminars and […]