Gloria J. Browne-Marshall’s play Shot: Caught a Soul has been awarded a grant from the Pulitzer Center.
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 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’s That Monster on the Block, illustrated by Luke Flowers, won the 2020 Northern Lights Award in the category of Humor.
Pete Carlson’s Ukrainian Nights was named a 2020 Eric Hoffer Award Finalist in the category of General Fiction.
Vivian Gibson’s The Last Children of Mill Creek won the 2020 Missouri Humanities Council Literary Achievement Award.
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 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‘s poem “Fields of Roses. Markers. Flags.” was nominated for Sundress Publication’s 2020 Best of the Net Award.
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.