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Creative Writing Prizes Ceremony

Please join the Department of English and Creative Writing for the 2024 Creative Writing Prizes Ceremony.

Thursday, May 9, 2024
4:30pm – 6:00pm
Sanborn Library
Intended Audience(s): Public

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 9, 2024 at 4:30 p.m. in Sanborn Library. The ceremony will feature readings by prize winners and this year's judge, Andrea Cohen.

Andrea Cohen’s poems and stories have appeared in The New Yorker, Poetry, The Threepenny ReviewThe New York Review of Books, The Atlantic Monthly, The New Republic, Glimmer Train,  etc. 

A new book of poems, The Sorrow Apartments, is forthcoming from Four Way Books. Other collections include Everything (Four Way, 2021), Nightshade (Four Way, 2019). Unfathoming (Four Way, 2017),  Furs Not Mine (Four Way, 2015), Kentucky Derby (Salmon Poetry, 2011), Long Division (Salmon Poetry, 2009), and The Cartographer's Vacation (Owl Creek Press, 1999). 

Awards include a Guggenheim Fellowship, Glimmer Train's Short Fiction Award, and several fellowships at MacDowell. Over the years, she has taught at The University of Iowa, Emerson College, UMASS-Boston, Boston University, The Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, and Merrimack College, where she was the founding director of the Writers’ House. She directs the Blacksmith House Poetry Series in Cambridge, MA, and will be teaching at Boston University in the spring of 2024.

For more information, contact:
English and Creative Writing

Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.