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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 …

Congratulating UW English Alums

Many of our alums have recently won awards that we want to celebrate! Sharon Yam, who received a PhD in Composition and Rhetoric in 2016, has won the prestigious 2021 Conference on College Composition and …

Good News for Creative Writing Instructors

We would like to celebrate Professor Dantiel Moniz’s recent book reviews as well as Creative Writing instructor Leila Chatti’s recent good news: Professor Dantiel Moniz’s collection of short stories Milk, Blood, Heat has gotten great reviews …