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Martín Espada Awarded Emily Clark Balch Prize from the Virginia Quarterly Review

Martín Espada recently received the Emily Clark Balch Prize for Poetry from the Virginia Quarterly Review (VQR) for the following poems:

March 9, 2023
Yvette Lisa Ndlovu, MFA ‘23, Publishes Book: Drinking from Graveyard Wells

Yvette Lisa Ndlovu, MFA '23, is a Zimbabwean sarungano (storyteller), and her debut short story collection, Drinking from Graveyard Wells was released today by University Press of Kentucky.

March 7, 2023
Jimmy Worthy II Publishes Book: After a Thousand Tears

Jimmy Worthy II has just published his first book, After a Thousand Tears, an edition of poems by Georgia Douglas Johnson (1877–1966), the most prolific female writer of the Harlem Renaissance.

March 3, 2023
Peter Gizzi Publishes in New York Times Magazine

Peter Gizzi's poem "In Defense of Nothing" was recently featured, with an appreciation, in the Sunday February 26 New York Times Magazine.

March 3, 2023
English Major Laidine Barbosa Accepted into Boston Teacher Residency Program

Laidine Barbosa, fourth-year English and Spanish double major, was recently accepted into the Boston Teacher Residency (BTR) Program, a teacher training program that provides aspiring teachers with a year-long residency in a Boston public school, during which they receive classroom experience and intensive coaching and mentoring from experienced educators.

February 28, 2023
Sarah Ahmad, PhD Student, Debuts Poetry Section at Guernica Magazine

Sarah Ahmad, PhD Student, has recently debuted Anthologia, a new poetry section at Guernica Magazine edited by Ahmad. The new section debuted on Monday with a series of ten poems by Afghan-Kurdish poet Hajjar Baban.

February 23, 2023
Jenny Adams Interviewed in Documentary Series

Jenny Adams was recently interviewed for a four-part documentary series on chess, Through the Mirror of Chess: A Cultural Exploration, which was released this month.

February 23, 2023
Laura Furlan Awarded Beatrice Medicine Award

Laura Furlan has recently been awarded the 2022 Beatrice Medicine Award for Best Published Essay from the Association for the Study of American Indian Literatures for her essay “The Archives of Deborah Miranda's Bad Indians.”

February 16, 2023
Hayley Cotter, PhD '21, Publishes in Spenser Studies and Awarded Fellowships

Hayley Cotter, PhD '21, who now teaches in the Writing Program and in the English Department, has published an article in Spenser Studies, “Wrecked upon the Sands: Maritime Law in Edmund Spenser’s The Faerie Queene,” 36 (2022).

February 16, 2023


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