The Writing Seminars is pleased to announce that Esi Edugyan’s novel, Washington Black, is longlisted for The Man Booker Prize for 2018.
News & Announcements Archive
James Arthur and David Yezzi Win 2018 Catalyst Awards
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, […]
Dora Malech Wins Baker Award
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 […]
Emily Dorffer, Writing Seminars Senior, Creates Anthology with Stories by and About People with Disabilities
Emily Dorffer, who has cerebral palsy, created (Dis)Ability anthology to encourage better, more accurate portrayals of disabled people in literature.
Tal Bruno, Writing Seminars Senior, Saves Dog from Burning Car
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.
Morgan Ome, Writing Seminars Junior, Wins Iris N. Spencer Poetry Award
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 […]
Tristan Davies Wins Crenson-Hertz Award for Community-Based Learning and Participatory Research
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 […]
Dora Malech Among 2018 Diversity Recognition Award Winners
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 […]
Aleyna Rentz, MFA ’19, Wins Third Place in Glimmer Train’s January/February New Writers Award
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 […]
Samuel Cheney, MFA ’19, Awarded an MFA Scholarship in Poetry to the 2018 Sewanee Writers’ Conference
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 […]