Intro Journals Project Nominations

November 30, 2017

The MFA Program in Creative Writing is pleased to announce its nominees for AWP's Intro
Journals Project, an annual literary competition for the discovery and publication of new work by students currently enrolled in creative writing programs around the country.


Nominee in fiction:
Heather De Bel for her short story, “Listening to Birds”
Nominee in poetry:
Derek Ellis for his three poems, “Poem with a Celestial Body Inside,” “Poem with a Dead Parable Inside,” and “Poem Wrapped Around a Tree, New Carlisle, Ohio”
Congratulations to our two nominees, whose work will be sent on for final judging in the national competition. National winners will be notified in the spring of 2018 and will receive publication in a participating literary journal and a $100 honorarium.