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2023 Creative Writing Prizes Ceremony

Please join the Department of English and Creative Writing for the 2023 Creative Writing Prizes Ceremony.

Thursday, May 11, 2023
4:30pm – 6:00pm
Sanborn Library
Intended Audience(s): Public
Categories: Arts and Sciences

2023 Creative Writing Prizes Ceremony
Thursday, May 11, 2023, 4:30 p.m.
Sanborn Library

Each spring, the Department of English and Creative Writing awards prizes for Dartmouth undergraduate writing in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction. This year's prize ceremony will take place on Thursday, May 11, 2023 at 4:30 p.m. in Sanborn Library. The ceremony will feature readings by prize winners and this year's judge, JoAnn Wypijewski. Learn more at dartgo.org/cw-prizes.

The 2023 Creative Writing Prizes judge is JoAnn Wypijewski. JoAnn Wypijewski is a writer and editor based in New York. She has written for numerous magazines, including The Nation, where she was an editor from 1982 to 2000. Her latest book is an essay collection, What We Don't Talk About: Sex and the Mess of Life (Verso, 2020/21). Among the many books she has edited or contributed to, the most recent is Zapatista Stories for Dreaming An-Other World (PM, 2022), the Colectivo Relámpago's English translation of allegorical tales by Subcomandante Marcos, for which she also wrote the foreword. She is on the editorial committee of the New Left Review, has collaborated with photographers and filmmakers in the US and UK, has received a number of honors for her writing, and co-founded, with John Scagliotti, the Kopkind Colony, a summer seminar/retreat project in Vermont for political journalists, activists and documentary filmmakers. From 2015 to 2017 she held the honorary chair of Belle Zeller Visiting Professor at Brooklyn College. She is currently resuming work on a book for Farrar Straus titled Valiant, journeys through America in a time of crack-up.

For more information, contact:
Department of English and Creative Writing

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