Creative writing news

Creative Writing Professor Beth Nguyen’s essay “Apparent,” first published in The Paris Review, was selected for inclusion in The Best American Essays 2021, edited by Kathryn Schulz, out this week. The National Book Foundation has recognized Assistant Professor Dantiel Moniz and …

Alt-Ac Webinar

Please join us on September 22 from 10:00am – 11:30 for a webinar on alt-ac careers. Lesley Curtis of Sagely* will be sharing her experience finding enriching work outside traditional academic paths. It promises to be …

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 …

Fellowships and Teaching Awards

Congratulations to Dr. Emily Hall for being recognized as a UW-Madison Teaching Academy Fellow! Teaching Academy Fellows have demonstrated sustained teaching excellence and a commitment to advancing the mission of the Academy. Dr. Hall has …

Recent Fellowships Won by Graduate Students

Our excellent graduate students have been on a roll winning fellowships this past semester! Jarrett Chapin has been awarded an Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Native American Scholars Initiative (NASI) Predoctoral Fellowship at the American Philosophical Society (APS) Library & …

2021 Distinguished Teaching Awards

Our department is honored to be the home of two professors who are recipients of the College of Letters & Science 2021 Distinguished Teaching Award. Creative Writing Professor Amaud Johnson has been awarded the Chancellor’s Inclusive …