Honors Applications

Applications for Undergraduate Honors Program in Creative Writing by

25th September, at 11:59 p.m. 

The online application can be found at Honors Application on the Literary Arts homepage.

Application review will take from 3-4 weeks and notification will be via campus mail.

(Distributed September 16, 2011)

Class Lists posted Monday, 12 September

Class Lists for  LITR 210, 1010 & 1110 will be posted in Literary Arts at 68.5 Brown Street on Monday, 12 Sept. Due to technical issues, we will not be posting class lists on-line.

Writing samples for LITR 1150 sections are due at the first class meeting (at the appropriate classroom location).

(Distributed September 7, 2011)

CD Wright featured on PBS NewsHour

Professor CD Wright weaves oral histories, news reports and interviews into her poetry. Her latest volume, "One With Others," looks back at the civil rights era in her native Arkansas.  To view video and transcript log-on to PBS NewsHour

(Distributed August 17, 2011)

Forrest Gander Awarded Witter Bynner Award

In April 2011, Forrest Gander was one of two poets to receive the Witter Bynner Award at a ceremony which took place at the Library of Congress. The Witter Bynner fellowships are used to support the writing of poetry.

See the formal announcement from Library of Congress.

(Distributed May 30, 2011)


The Literary Arts Program presents "Keithstrasse: Celebrating Keith Waldrop," a two-day event honoring poet, publisher and Brown University professor Keith Waldrop, who will be retiring this year after 43 years at Brown. The Keithstrasse event will include four afternoon and evening readings featuring C.D. Wright, Forrest Gander, Susan Howe, Cole Swenson, and many others who have been published by Burning Deck Press, the iconic literary press run by Waldrop and his wife, the poet Rosmarie Waldrop.

(Distributed May 10, 2011)

CD Wright wins National Book Critics Circle Award

CD Wright, professor of Literary Arts, is winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry for her most recent title, One With Others. The award was presented on Thursday, 10 March in New York by the group of more than 600 professional reviewers.

(Distributed April 1, 2011)
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