Clint McCown’s Dead Languages Nominated for Several Honors
April 27, 2009
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
Professor Tara Bray’s First Poetry Collection Published
March 13, 2009
Professor Tara Bray’s first poetry collection, Mistaken For Song, was the winner of the Lexi Rudnitsky Prize and was just published.
Blackbird volume 8, number 1
May 21, 2009
Blackbird: an online journal of literature and the arts has published its spring issue with more than forty contributors. Blackbird vol 8, no 1 features work by Taylor Thu Hien Ngo, Anna Journey, Thomas Cooper, Kara Candito, Nicky Beer, Claudia Emerson, and Jean Valentine. Find these writers (and a redesigned splash page) at blackbird.vcu.edu.
Kathy Bassard Awarded CTE Grant
May 4, 2009
Department of English faculty member Kathy Bassard has won a VCU Center for Teaching Excellence grant to create a Faculty Learning Community for next academic year.
Dale Smith Awarded Cabell Fellowship
May 15, 2009
Katie Ford Awarded Larry Levis Reading Prize
May 18, 2009