Prizes and Fellowships Awarded in Spring 2014

Academy of American Poets Prize

Simone Wolff, a first year graduate student in poetry, has won the 2014 Academy of American Poets Prize for her poem, “Semper Augustus.” Second year graduate student in poetry, Edgar Kunz, won honorable mention for his poem,   “Dundalk.”  Poet David Wojahn was the judge.

The Writing Studio MFA Graduate Consultant Prize

Ann Silverstein, first year MFA student in fiction, and Alicia Brandiwie, first year MFA student in poetry, split the Writing Studio MFA Graduate Consultant Prize.

The Sedberry Prize for Poetry

Sara Strong, second year MFA student in poetry, won the Sedberry Prize.

The Guy Goffe Means Prize for Fiction

Reid Douglass, second year MFA student in fiction, won the Guy Goffe Means Prize.

The Merrill Moore Prizes

Corey Kollbocker, a senior in Arts and Sciences, won the Merrill Moore Prize for Fiction, and Malcolm Friend, also a senior in Arts and Sciences, won the Merrill Moore Prize for Poetry.

Third Year Fellowships in the MFA Program

Ann Charlton, second year MFA student in poetry, has been appointed Curb Creative Writing Fellow for 2014-15;  and Edgar Kunz and Lee Conell have been named Third Year Fellows in Creative Writing, Department of English, for 2014-2015, Kuntz in poetry and Conell in fiction.