Michener poetry alum Chessy Normile (MFA ’19) was named 2022-2023 Ronald Wallace Poetry Fellow at the Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing. Congratulations, Chessy!
Michener fiction alum Rachel Heng (MFA ’20) was awarded a National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowship for Creative Writing. Congratulations, Rachel! Read more about Rachel and the NEA here.
Nathan Harris’ debut novel The Sweetness of Water is the latest pick for Oprah’s Book Club. Watch Nathan’s appearance alongside Oprah Winfrey on CBS This Morning.
Michener Fellow Beverly Chukwu’s screenplay, “Prince of Lavendale Street,” was named Feature Winner in the 2021 BlueCat Screenplay Competition! Winners receive a cash prize and have their scripts forwarded to managers, agents, and other industry members. Congratulations, Bev!
A production of MCW Alum Reina Hardy’s play, Glass Heart, is at The Know Theatre in Cincinnati through December 12th. More details here.
MCW alum Lauren Green’s chapbook A Great Dark House was selected by Joshua Bennett for the 2021 Poetry Society of America’s Chapbook Fellowship Award. Read a poem from Lauren’s manuscript here. Congratulations, Lauren!
Nathan Harris, a Michener alum in fiction (MFA ’20) was featured in Publishers Weekly. Read more about Nathan and his forthcoming debut novel, The Sweetness of Water (Little, Brown and Company, 2021):