Shenandoah: The Washington and Lee Literary Review is pleased to announce the winner of the 2013 Graybeal-Gowen Poetry Contest, the contest's sixth year. The winning poem, "London's Foundling Hospital" was written by Nancy Schoenberger of Williamsburg, Va.
Washington and Lee Writer-in-Residence R.T. Smith remembers the late Irish poet.
W&L writer-in-residence R. T. Smith has won the 2013 Carole Weinstein Prize in Poetry awarded each year to a poet with strong connections to the Commonwealth of Virginia.
The winner of the 2013 Bevel Summers Prize for the Short Short Story is Seth Brady Tucker of Lafayette, Colo., for his narrative "Jigsaw."
R. T. Smith has been awarded the 2012-2013 Gerald T. Perkoff Prize in Poetry by "The Missouri Review" for his suite of poems, "Mary Lincoln Triptych."
Shenandoah: The Washington and Lee Literary Review has announced prizes given for the best short story, essay and poem in a volume year.
Washington and Lee University senior Max Chapnick of White Plains, N.Y., has received a Creative Writing/Arts Fulbright grant to New Zealand and to the International Institute of Modern Letters (IIML) at Victoria University in Wellington, New Zealand, following his graduation in May.
University of Notre Dame English professor Laura Dassow Walls will give the Shannon-Clark lecture at Washington and Lee University on Thursday, March 28, at 8 p.m. in Northen Auditorium, Leyburn Library.
Three members of Washington and Lee’s English department will be featured at the 19th Annual Virginia Festival of the Book, produced by the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities.
Fiction writer Danielle Evans will give a reading at Washington and Lee University on Monday, March 18, at 4 p.m. in Northen Auditorium, Leyburn Library.