Friday, December 17, 2010

Carmen Gimenez Smith News

Poet and professor Carmen Giménez Smith will have her third book of poetry, TREES OUTSIDE THE ACADEMY, published by The Center for Literary Publishing's new Mountain West Poetry Series in 2011. Read a new essay by Carmen in Shadowbox, a review of her book BRING DOWN THE LITTLE BIRDS in the latest issue of The Collagist, or her thoughts about the future of American poetry at The Huffington Post

Thursday, December 16, 2010

2010 Frank Waters and Wilson/Somoza Awards

Congratulations to the winners of this year's Frank Waters and Wilson/Somoza awards, given annually to the best graduate work in creative writing as submitted by students. This year, the winners were:

Frank Waters Fiction Award in Fiction judged by Ellen Litman

1. “Another to the Multitude” by Chris Rosenbluth

2. “Conscience Round” by Melanie Sweeney Bowen

3. “Man of the Family” by Tracy Bowling

Keith Wilson / Joe Somoza / Ruth Scott Academy of American Poetry Prizes judged by Dorine Jennette

#1 –Robbie Wendeborn

#2—Carrie Murphy

#3—Adam Crittenden

Ruth Scott Academy of American Poets Prize—Elizabeth Brasher

Honorable Mention: Jeff Pickell
Honorable Mention: Nate Taylor
Honorable Mention: Robert Houghton

Friday, December 10, 2010

Congratulations to Jeff Frawley

Congratulations to Jeff Frawley MFA Fiction '09, a 2010-2011 Fulbright scholar in Creative Writing. He will be heading to Hungary in January to work on his novel.

Friday, December 3, 2010

Recent Student Publications

Adam Crittenden has a piece of flash fiction in the latest issue of the Dead Mule School of Southern Literature.

Tracy Bowling, Mike Meginnis and Carrie Murphy all have work in the inaugural issue of Bluestem magazine (formerly Karamu).

Mike also has poems in the new issue of  >kill author.