Congratulations to our Fall 2021 Scholarship Winners!
Creative Writing would like to congratulate our Fall 2021 scholarship winners!
Clark-Gross Award in the Novel
Congratulations to winner Maury Zeff!
"Off Mahatma Gandhi Roadis a wonderfully-paced narrative with a likeable and complex central character. The dialogue and establishment of setting are particular strengths of this book, and the reader feels immersed in the world by its vivid and purposeful details. Well done!"
Daniel Langton Poetry Prize
Congratulations to winner Michael Gallagher for their submission!
"Good, gritty lyricism."
Elizabeth June Madden-Zibman Creative Writing Endowed Scholarship
Congratulations to winner Quinn Fairchild!
J.M. Highsmith Drama Award
Congratulations to winner Edward Gunawan!
"Edward Gunawan'sComrades raises a lot of juicy questions: about masculinity and its performance, about American-ness and Chinese-ness, about love and the nature of home. The protagonist pushes against the limits imposed on him by countries and cultures, dreaming aloud about the romance he wants to have. And even though it's easy to understand the fears of the more pragmatic characters in the play, the desire for something more is irresistible. Gunawan's storytelling challenges binary thinking and shines a spotlight on the lived experiences of queer men at the intersection of Chinese and American identities."
Kathryn A. Manoogian Scholarship in Creative Writing
Congratulations to winners Karla Myn Khine & Glenn Wohltmann!
Honorable Mention: Hailey Johnson
Marcus 2nd Year Graduate Scholarship
Congratulations to winners Charles Byrne & Cyril Sebastian!
Runners up Tiffany Moya & Hasti Jafari Jozani
Wilner Award in Short Fiction
Congratulations to winner, Nancy Taylor!
"The story demonstrates instinctive control over the whole narrative and the micro stories within. There is so much delight in examining the petty, cruel and shameful nature of people from kids to adults. The characters are allowed to revel in their trauma and triumphs as so many of them are juggled masterfully, and omg it's funny."