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A Q&A with Fulbright College Alumnus Jacob Shores-Argüello

Friday, September 20, 2019

Jacob Shores-Argüello, a graduate of the Program in Creative Writing and Translation, is the recipient of the 2018 Lannan Literary Fellowship for Poetry, a $100,000 prize. Learn more in this Q&A with him.

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Creative Writing and Translation Alumni and Graduate Students Receive Artists 360 Awards

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Four alumni of the M.F.A. Program in Creative Writing and Translation have been awarded Mid-America Arts Alliance 2019 Artists 360 Awards project grants, and two current graduate students have been awarded student grant awards.

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Martha Carstensen Named Undergraduate Winner of Felix Christopher McKean Memorial Award

Tuesday, September 03, 2019

The U of A Program in Creative Writing and Translation announced that Martha Carstensen has been awarded the undergraduate award for her poem, "Like a Lamb."

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Award-Winning Poets Davis, Gay, Yau and Hill to Read at Fayetteville Public Library

Friday, August 30, 2019

Poets Geffrey Davis, Ross Gay, John Yau and Gwendolyn Ann Hill will read from their works during the Open Mouth Reading Series at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6, at Fayetteville Public Library.

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Program in Creative Writing and Translation Welcomes Assistant Professor in Fiction

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Bryan Hurt, a novelist whose research interests span from fiction to screenwriting and experimental writing, joins the M.F.A. Program as an assistant professor.

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Reading by Award-Winning Poets Franny Choi and Nate Marshall June 2

Thursday, May 30, 2019

Open Mouth Reading Series will host a public poetry reading at 7 p.m. Sunday, June 2, at the Mt. Sequoyah Conference Center.

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The Arkansas International Silent Auction With Live Music by Allison Williams

Monday, April 22, 2019

The Arkansas International, the biannual literary magazine of the Program in Creative Writing and Translation, will host a benefit concert and silent auction from 8 to 11 p.m. Thursday at the Fenix Gallery.

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Special Collections Intern to Showcase on Thursday

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Student interns Patrick Angyal and Hannah Bradley curated two exhibits to showcase during an open house starting at 3:30 p.m. April 18 and present at 4:30 p.m. in Special Collections, Mullins Library.

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Libraries Provide Exhibit for Walton Arts Center Poetry Crawl Saturday

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

A Poetry Crawl in celebration of National Poetry Month is set for this Saturday, April 20. It starts at the Fayetteville Public Library, leads to KUAF Radio and then the Walton Arts Center's Rose Garden.

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Math in the Hands of a Poet: Humanities Faculty Colloquium Features Professor Jennifer Hoyer

Monday, April 15, 2019

The J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences' Humanities Faculty Colloquium Series presents Jennifer Hoyer, who will discuss her inquiry into math and poetry April 16. 

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