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Gloria J. Browne-Marshall Receives Pulitzer Grant

Gloria J. Browne-Marshall’s play Shot: Caught a Soul has been awarded a grant from the Pulitzer Center.

2020 NBCC Finalists Named

The 2020 National Book Critics Circle finalists were announced on January 24. James Shapiro’s Shakespeare in a Divided America: What Hs Plays Tells Us About Our Past and Future was named a finalist in the Nonfiction category. Megha Majumdar’s A […]

Suzaan Boettger Wins Julius Silberger Award

Suzaan Boettger won the 2020 Julius Silberger Award for interdisciplinary work in psychoanalysis for the essay “Brother’s Keeper: Robert Smithson’s Anti-Elegiac Pictures” which will be published in American Imago later in 2021. 

Sue Ganz-Schmitt Wins Northern Lights Award

Sue Ganz-Schmitt’s That Monster on the Block, illustrated by Luke Flowers, won the 2020 Northern Lights Award in the category of Humor.

Pete Carlson Named Eric Hoffer Award Finalist

Pete Carlson’s Ukrainian Nights was named a 2020 Eric Hoffer Award Finalist in the category of General Fiction.

Vivian Gibson Wins Missouri Humanities Council Literary Achievement Award

Vivian Gibson’s The Last Children of Mill Creek won the 2020 Missouri Humanities Council Literary Achievement Award.

Lisa Owens Wins 2nd Place in WOW! Essay Contest

Lisa H. Owens’s essay “What You Can Do in 8 Minutes and 46 Seconds” won Second Place in WOW! Women on Writing’s quarterly Creative Nonfiction Essay Contest.

Joy Harjo Reappointed U.S. Poet Laureate

Joy Harjo has been reappointed to a third term as U.S. Poet Laureate by the Library of Congress. She is only the second poet to serve three consecutive terms. Her third term will begin next September.

Judith Cody Nominated for Best of the Net Award

Judith Cody‘s poem “Fields of Roses. Markers. Flags.” was nominated for Sundress Publication’s 2020 Best of the Net Award.

Robin Clifford Wins 2nd Place in Writer’s Digest Competition

Robin Clifford Wood’s poem “Mother’s Day at a Distance: May 2020” won second place in the Writer’s Digest Annual Writing Competition in the Rhyming Poetry category.