News & Announcements Archive

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

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

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

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 […]

Kanak Gupta, Writing Seminars Sophomore, Wins 2018 Enoch Pratt Free Library / Little Patuxent Review Poetry Contest

Kanak Gupta, Writing Seminars Sophomore, Wins 2018 Enoch Pratt Free Library / Little Patuxent Review Poetry Contest

Congratulations to Kanak Gupta whose poem, “Death in Dubai” won the 2018 Enoch Pratt Free Library / Little Patuxent Review Poetry Contest. There were 236 poems submitted to the 2018 Poetry Contest, representing […]

Armen Davoudian, MFA ’19, Wins 2018 ALSCW Dissertation Fellowship

Armen Davoudian, MFA ’19, Wins 2018 ALSCW Dissertation Fellowship

Armen Davoudian is a PhD candidate at Stanford University. His dissertation, “No Single Poem: The Poetry Volume in the 20th Century,” focuses on how the poetry book is both a […]

Michael Broida, MFA ’18, awarded Fulbright grant

Michael Broida, MFA ’18, awarded Fulbright grant

The Writing Seminars is pleased to announce that Michael Broida, MFA 2018, was awarded a Fulbright scholarship to teach in Portugal. The project so awarded comprises the teaching of English […]

Novel by Alice McDermott Finalist for the 2017 National Book Critics Circle

Novel by Alice McDermott Finalist for the 2017 National Book Critics Circle

The Writing Seminars is proud to announce that Professor Alice McDermott’s latest novel, The Ninth Hour, is a National Book Critics Circle finalist for 2017.