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Lee Bloxom Awarded PNC Foundation Grant

MATX student Lee Bloxom has been awarded an $8,000 grant to conduct an oral history of 20th century farm life on Virginia’s Eastern Shore. The announcement comes from The Virginia Foundation for the Humanities and the PNC Foundation who made the award jointly. The grant covers the collection phase of the project. During this phase,…

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Clint McCown’s Dead Languages Nominated for Several Honors

Clint McCown’s latest collection, Dead Languages, was nominated for several significant honors, including the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, the Lenore Marshall Prize, the Yale Bollingen Prize, the Poet’s Prize, the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award, the William Carlos Williams Award, the Bobbitt Prize, and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize

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David Coogan’s “Strip Poker: A Writing Workshop at the City Jail”

David Coogan’s Prison Writing Workshop proposal was accepted as one of VCU’s 10 Exemplary Projects, and submitted for national competition for inclusion on the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. The Honor Roll, launched in 2006, recognizes colleges and universities nationwide that support innovative and effective community service and service-learning programs. The award is…

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