Student prizes & third year fellowships in Creative Writing announced

Graduate student prizes in creative writing

First year MFA student, Edgar Kunz has won first prize in the 2013 Academy of American Poets contest.  Miriam Mimms in the MLAS program received Honorable Mention.  Poet Thomas Lux judged.

Second year MFA student Chris Adamson received the 2013 Sedberry Prize for Poetry and first year MFA student Lee Conell received the 2013 Guy Goffe Means Prize for Fiction.

The Writing Studio MFA Graduate Consultant Prize went to first year MFA student in poetry Anne Charlton.

Undergraduate student prizes in creative writing

Graduating senior Elizabeth Furlow received the 2013 Merrill Moore Prize for Fiction and graduating senior Cathy Zhang received the  2013 Merrill Moore Prize for Poetry.

Third year graduate fellowships

Second year MFA student in fiction Claire Jimenez has been appointed Curb Creative Writing Fellow for 2013-14.   Second year MFA student in poetry Cara Dees and and second year MFA student in fiction Marysa LaRowe have received third year fellowships in Creative Writing for the 2013-14 academic year.  And graduating MFA student in fiction, Janet Thielke, received a post-MFA Fellowship at the University of Wisconsin’s Institute for Creative Writing.