Creative Writing Faculty Win Prestigious Awards

Amy Quan Barry has been awarded a WARF professorship! This is one of the highest research honors the university has to offer. The range of Amy’s scholarship is simply astounding. After four award-winning poetry collections and two novels, Amy is now embarking on a career as a playwright. Congrats, Amy!

Amaud Johnson has been awarded a Kellett Mid-Career Award in recognition of his distinguished career as a poet. Just this year, his third poetry book, Imperial Liquor, was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award in Poetry. Congrats, Amaud!