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UW's MFA Program in Creative Writing Ranked in the Top 30

August 24, 2011

Ryan Ikeda had been searching for a quality MFA creating writing program when he came across Seth Abramson’s blog, which monitors and ranks MFA programs. His curiosity was perked by the University of Wyoming program’s top 50 national ranking.

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Mark Jenkins to Present Congo Expedition Photos

Acclaimed author and global correspondent Mark Jenkins will give his presentation, “Guns, Gorillas and Laptops: How We All Are Unwittingly Connected” Nov....

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UW MFA Creative Writing Program Hosts Visiting Writer Charles Baxter

Acclaimed writer Charles Baxter will read from his works at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 7, at Second Story Books, located at 105 Ivinson Ave. His presentation is...

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UW MFA Program in Creative Writing, Wyoming Outdoor Council Sponsor Program

A mix of writing and photography that focuses on nature and the environment highlights a free public program Friday, Oct. 28, at the University of Wyoming’s...

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UW Professor Wins High Plains Book Award

University of Wyoming Department of English Professor Alyson Hagy is the recipient of the High Plains Book Award for the best book of fiction. It is the...

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UW MFA Creative Writing Program Welcomes Eminent Writer in Residence Ed Roberson

Poet Ed Roberson is the second 2011-2012 Eminent Writer in Residence in the University of Wyoming MFA Program in Creative Writing. He comes to campus Sept. 10.

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UW MFA Creative Writing Program Welcomes Visiting Writer Camille Dungy

Acclaimed poet Camille Dungy will read and sign her books at 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, at Second Story Books, 105 Ivinson Ave. in Laramie.

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Alyson Hagy wins Devils Kitchen Reading Awards

The editors of the 2011-2012 "Grassroots" literary magazine at Southern Illinois University Carbondale recently announced the winners of the 2011 Devil's...

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UW’s Watson on Short List for $50,000 Literary Prize

University of Wyoming Associate Professor Brad Watson is among six finalists for a $50,000 literary prize from St. Francis College in Brooklyn Heights, N.Y....

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Laramie Maps Exhibition Continues Through September

“Laramie: A Gem City Atlas,” a project by the University of Wyoming Creative Writing Program, can be viewed at Coe Library through the end of September.

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Watson Interviewed by Casper Star Tribune

Author Brad Watson once wrote a story about his widowed neighbor, only he didn't know her. She just seemed like she had a story, so he made one up.

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UW Professors Nominated for High Plains Book Award

Two University of Wyoming professors are finalists in the fiction category for High Plains Book Awards.

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MFA Student wins Iron Horse Literary Review Award

The Editors at Iron Horse Literary Review would like to announce the 2011 Discovered Voices Award winners. The winning writers will be displayed prominently...

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UW’s Watson Receives Guggenheim Fellowship

University of Wyoming Associate Professor Brad Watson is among 180 recipients of a prestigious fellowship from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.

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UW Student Receives National Writing Award

Katie Schmid can still recall the first poem she ever wrote: An ode to Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer to impress a boy in her class.

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UW Professor Finalist for 2011 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction

University of Wyoming English Associate Professor Brad Watson is a finalist for the prestigious 2011 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction, America's largest peer...

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UW MFA Creative Writing Program Author to Give Reading

Celebrated poet Cathy Park Hong will read from her works Thursday, March 10, and will meet with University of Wyoming students as part of UW’s MFA Program in...

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