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Committee on Creative Writing Scholars Win Awards

Please join the Division of the Humanities and the Committee on Creative Writing in congratulating the following scholars on their receipt of awards and fellowships over the past year:

  • Mickle Maher, Lecturer in the Department of English Language and Literature, was awarded an NEA grant to adapt his Hunchback Variations into an opera.
  • Dan Raeburn, Lecturer in the Committee on Creative Writing, was awarded an NEA grant for his memoir.
  • Jennifer Scappettone, Assistant Professor in the Department of English Language and Literature, will be in residency from September through July at the American Academy in Rome as a Rome Prize Fellow to research the relationship between linguistic extraterritoriality and the spatial turn in poetics after World War II.
  • Rachel DeWoskin, Visiting Lecturer in the Committee on Creative Writing, won ForeWord Magazine‘s Book of the Year Award in June 2010 for her novel Repeat After Me.
  • Jason Grunebaum, Senior Lecturer in the Department of South Asian Languages and Civilizations, was awarded an NEA grant to support a translation of Manzoor Ahtesham’s Hindi novel The Tale of the Missing Man.

To learn more about the Committee on Creative Writing as well as their upcoming events during the fall quarter please click here.

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