Congratulations to Writing Seminars alumnus, J.P. Grasser, for winning the $5000 prize in Frontier Poetry’s 2019 OPEN. JP’s poem will be published on April 1st.
News & Announcements Archive
The Writing Seminars is happy to announce that Joanne Cavanaugh Simpson has been awarded a grant from the Pulitzer Center. The grant will support an element of Cavanaugh Simpson’s nonfiction […]
The Writing Seminars is pleased to announce that Danielle Evans has been awarded a Creative Writing Fellowship in prose by the National Endowment for the Arts. The work Evans submitted […]
The Writing Seminars is happy to announce that Mary Terrier has won an Elizabeth George Foundation grant for 2020. The grant will support the completion of a novel and a […]
The Writing Seminars is happy to announce that Rachael Uwada Clifford has won an Elizabeth George Foundation grant for 2020. The $31,500 grant will support the completion of Clifford’s first […]
John T. Irwin, poet and literary critic, and longtime chair and Decker Professor in The Writing Seminars at Johns Hopkins University, died Thursday, 20 December 2019, after a long illness. […]
We are pleased to announce the 6th year of the Danielle Alyse Basford Writing Prize, a $1,000 award for a short story by a graduating senior in The Writing Seminars. […]
The Writing Seminars has updated its Undergraduate Handbook. For a summary of our requirements for the major within and outside the department, please see the requirements page.
Please click to view the Washington Post obituary. A tribute from Professor Jean McGarry: It’s hard to believe such a force of nature as Steve Dixon could be gone. His […]
Congratulations to Writing Seminars alumni Rachael Uwada Clifford and J.P. Grasser, both MFA graduates, on being selected for the 2019 Best New Poets anthology.