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.
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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 […]
Tristan Davies was selected as this year’s winner of the Crenson-Hertz Award for Community-Based Learning and Participatory Research by the Center for Social Concern (CSC) and the Community-Based Learning staff. The Crenson-Hertz Award was established in 2012 in honor of emeritus faculty members Matthew Crenson and Neil Hertz. The annual award is given to a faculty […]
Professor Dora Malech was recognized as one of the 2018 Diversity Recognition Award Winners. She has created successful and ongoing partnerships with Baltimore schools between the Writing Seminars program and Writers in Baltimore schools by diversifying the curriculum and syllabus offerings to include writers of color and addressing issues of equity and inclusion. For her students, Dora […]
The Writing Seminars is pleased to announce that Aleyna Rentz, MFA ’19, won third place in Glimmer Train’s January/February New Writers Award for her short story “Con Affeto.” Her work has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net; it has appeared or is forthcoming in publications including Fifth Wednesday, Passages North, Wigleaf, Blue […]
The Writing Seminars is pleased to announce that Samuel Cheney, MFA ’19, has been awarded an MFA Scholarship in Poetry to the 2018 Sewanee Writers’ Conference. The conference, in its 29th session, gathers a distinguished faculty to provide instruction and criticism through workshops and craft lectures in poetry, fiction, and playwriting.
The Writing Seminars is delighted to announce that Mary Terrier, MFA 2017, has been awarded the 2018-2019 Carl Djerassi Fiction Fellowship at the Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing. Terrier is a native of Austin, Texas. Her fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in Kenyon Review, Pleiades, and The Austin Chronicle.