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Rosellen Brown To Serve as the VCU Visiting Distinguished Writer

Award-winning author Rosellen Brown will be the program’s Visiting Distinguished Writer. Brown is the author of five novels, including Half A Heart, Before And After, Civil Wars, Tender Mercies, and The Autobiography Of My Mother. She has also authored three collections of poetry: Some Deaths in the Delta, Cora Fry, and a sequel, Cora Fry’s…

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Leslie Shiel Awarded VCCA Fellowship

MFA alum and Department of English adjunct faculty member Leslie Shiel was awarded the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts Weinstein Fellowship. The award goes to an area poet of note and sponsors a residency at the VCCA in Amherst, Virginia. Previous Fellows are Josh Poteat and Kathy Davis.

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