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.
News & Announcements Archive
Emma Shannon was selected as a winner of the PEN/Dau Short Story Prize for Emerging Writers.
The Writing Seminars is pleased to announce that Aleyna Rentz’s story, "The Land of Uz" has won a Pushcart Prize.
Dora Malech and Dom Guida among winners of 2021-22 Krieger School Excellence in Teaching Awards.
Two Writing Seminars majors, Alyssa Kattan and Eben Woo, spent the semester developing and implementing an integrated marketing campaign for REAL SIMPLE—the magazine and lifestyle brand.
Congratulations to alumna Gina Apostol, MA '88, who won a 2022-2023 Rome Prize in literature, awarded by the American Academy in Rome.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The Writing Seminars is happy to report that Deirdre Danklin, MFA ’19, and Shannon Robinson each won an Independent Artist Award from the Maryland State Arts Council. Independent Artist Awards […]