Congratulations to Michener Fellow Jaymes Sanchez, whose short play S.W.A.T. won 2nd place of Playing on Air’s James Stevenson Prize. Read more about Jaymes and his award here.
Michener alum and poetry faculty Roger Reeves’ poem, “Grendel,” was published in The New Yorker. Read and listen to a recording of the poem here.
This fall, the Michener Center is thrilled to welcome visiting faculty Molly Antopol, Joanna Klink, Maya Perez, and Natasha Trethewey. Read more here: http://michener.utexas.edu/faculty/current-visiting-faculty/
MCW visiting poetry professor and Pulitzer Prize winner Natasha Trethewey’s new memoir Memorial Drive was reviewed by Dwight Garner in the NYTimes. Read the review here.
Join MCW alum Leah Hampton and MCW fiction faculty Edward Carey for a discussion of Leah’s new book F*CKFACE. 7PM, Friday, July 17. Presented via Zoom by BookPeople. More details here. (Photo credit: Carrie Hachadurian)
Congratulations to Michener Fellow Jaymes Sanchez, winner of the 2020 Keene Prize for Literature along with Michener Fellows Annelyse Gelman, Ryan Paradiso, and Tracey Rose, who were named runnners-up for the prize. More details here.
Congratulations to MCW alum Travis Tate, who received a Liberation Theatre Company Writing Residency for 2020-21! Details here.
You are invited to an evening with acclaimed novelist and short story writer Paul Yoon at BookPeople on Thursday, February 20 at 7PM. He is the author of numerous books including, Once the Shore, which was selected as a New York Times Notable Book and a Best Debut of the Year by National Public Radio, …
Congratulations to MCW poetry alum Sarah Matthes, who was awarded the Lexi Rudnitsky First Book Prize from Persea Books!
Congratulations to Greg Marshall (Fiction, MFA 2013) who was named recipient of a 2020 National Endowment for the Arts Creative Writing Fellowship. “The National Endowment for the Arts is proud to support our nation’s writers, including Greg, and the artistry, creativity, and dedication that go into their work,” said Mary Anne Carter, chairman of the …