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English Professor Receives Fellowship From National Endowment for the Arts
U of A professor Toni Jensen has been awarded a $25,000 fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts for the upcoming year.
Samuel Binns Named Buffalo National River's Artist-in-Residence
Samuel Binns, a poet in the M.F.A. Program in Creative Writing and Translation, received an Artists 360 award from Mid-America Arts Alliance earlier this year.
Free Public Reading by Literary Translator Idra Novey Today
The U of A Program in Creative Writing and Translation is hosting a free public reading with literary translator and novelist Idra Novey at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 2.
Free Public Reading by Julie Buntin and Gabe Habash
Julie Buntin and Gabe Habash, the 2019-20 Walton Visiting Writers in Fiction, will give readings of their work at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov.19th, in Gearhart Hall, 0026 on the U of A campus.
A Q&A with Fulbright College Alumnus Jacob Shores-Argüello
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.
Creative Writing and Translation Alumni and Graduate Students Receive Artists 360 Awards
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.
Martha Carstensen Named Undergraduate Winner of Felix Christopher McKean Memorial Award
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."
Award-Winning Poets Davis, Gay, Yau and Hill to Read at Fayetteville Public Library
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.
Program in Creative Writing and Translation Welcomes Assistant Professor in Fiction
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.
Reading by Award-Winning Poets Franny Choi and Nate Marshall June 2
Open Mouth Reading Series will host a public poetry reading at 7 p.m. Sunday, June 2, at the Mt. Sequoyah Conference Center.