Category: Creative Writing

Debra Marquart wins a 2021 Academy of American Poets Laureate Fellowship

Congratulations to Debra Marquart, Iowa Poet Laureate and faculty member in the Creative Writing and the Environment program, on winning a 2021 Academy of American Poets Laureate Fellowship.  The fellowships are “given to honor poets of literary merit appointed to serve in civic positions and to enable them to undertake meaningful, impactful, and innovative projects … Continue reading Debra Marquart wins a 2021 Academy of American Poets Laureate Fellowship

Spring 2021 Graduate and Undergraduate Student Award Winners

Graduate Awards AWARD Student Pearl Hogrefe Grants in Creative Writing One or more Pearl Hogrefe Grants in Creative Writing will be awarded during the spring semester to graduate students who show extraordinary promise in creative writing. These awards are open to all graduate students at Iowa State and will be given on the basis of … Continue reading Spring 2021 Graduate and Undergraduate Student Award Winners

Emerging Writers Reading Series for March

Our readers this month will be Julia Bilek, Jordan Dunn, Emily Golden, and A’Ja Lyons. We hope you will be able to join us in hearing their wonderful work! If you have joined us for previous Emerging Writers readings, you will notice that this differs from past events, which were held on Thursdays. This semester, … Continue reading Emerging Writers Reading Series for March

March 23, 2021, 7:00pm | Online via Webex -- Contact Aimee Burch for the password

Allison Boyd Justus: An Afternoon of Poetry

Please join us for the Writing and Media Center’s second virtual Featured Author Series Event, “Allison Boyd Justus: An Afternoon of Poetry” on Friday April 9, 2-3pm. Allison Boyd Justus is a Graduate Communication Consultant at the WMC, graduating with her MFA in Creative Writing and Environment in May 2021. Her MFA thesis, the poetry … Continue reading Allison Boyd Justus: An Afternoon of Poetry

April 9, 2021, 2:00-3:00pm | Via Zoom

Nonfiction Publishing Panel

Please join us for the Writing and Media Center’s Featured Author Series Spring 2021 events. The first event is a “Non-Fiction Publishing Panel” featuring Ed Lyon, Dara T. Mathis, and Katharine A. Burnett. Register to attend at https://tinyurl.com/nonfictionpublishing.

March 22, 2021, 4:00-5:30pm | Via Zoom