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 […]
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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.
Though at times whimsical and witty, the poems in Hastings Hensel’s Ballyhoo inhabit the world beyond and between the punchline. In tightly controlled meditations on language’s limits and its necessity, as well […]