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The Latest about our Department
The Latest about our Faculty
- Assistant Professor Nick Taylor was awarded the 2009 Michael Shaara Prize for Excellence in Civil War Fiction for his novel, The Disagreement.
The Latest about our MFA students
Our MFA students are succeeding in publishing their work:
- In fiction, Kate, of course, with publishing her novel, For the May Queen, which we are celebrating tonight
- Neli Moody's poetry collection After Altamira was published by Ishmael Reed Publishing.
- And Dan Arnold's MFA thesis, Early Days in the Range of Light, a memoir and work of scholarship on early California mountaineers in the Sierra, has just been accepted for publication by Counterpoint Press.
Two of our MFAs have also won national honors in screenwriting:
- Quanie Mitchell won 1st place in the Broadcast Education Association's competition for student screenwriting
¥ And 1st place of this award was won again this year by Kelly Rice