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MFA Student Wins Prestigious Poetry Prize

Cave Canem Poetry Prize AUGUST 16, 2017 Cave Canem is pleased to announce that Vievee Francis has selected Julian Randall’s manuscript, Refuse, for the 2017 Cave Canem Poetry Prize. Julian will receive $1,000, publication by the University of Pittsburgh Press in fall 2018, complimentary copies of...
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FRESH AIR: MFA Poet Imagines Life Inside A 1910 Institution That Eugenics Built

AUGUST 14, 2017 Alumna Molly McCully Brown (MFA English ’17), the former John And Renée Grisham Fellow in Poetry, on Fresh Air with Terry Gross, the Peabody Award-winning weekday magazine of contemporary arts and issues and one of public radio’s most popular programs. Each week, nearly 5...
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UM Doctoral Student Attends NEH Institute in Washington, D.C.

Justin Rogers is studying Presbyterian missions to Native Americans in Mid-South JUNE 27, 2017 BY EDWIN SMITH A doctoral student in history at the University of Mississippi is among two graduate students nationally studying at a prestigious institute this summer in Washington, D.C. Justin I. Rogers...
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MFA English Program Bringing ‘The Conversation’ to Oxford

Regional literary festival tour features 17 poets, highlights the black experience in the South OCTOBER 11, 2016 BY EDWIN SMITH Continuing an ongoing dialogue about race, a regional literary festival featuring 17 up-and-coming African-American writers will visit the University of Mississippi and...
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Two UM Graduate Students Selected for Prestigious Writer’s Conference

Participants to spend two weeks studying under veteran authors at University of the South JUNE 18, 2016 | BY CHRISTINA STEUBE Two University of Mississippi graduate students have been selected to participate in the 27th session of the Sewanee Writers’ Conference this summer in Tennessee. Molly...
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