MFA Students Fruchter, Lasky, and Parsons Nominated for AWP Intro Journals Project

December 4, 2018

Current MFA students Temim Fruchter (fiction), Max Lasky (poetry), and Hunter Parsons (poetry) have been announced as nominees for the Association of Writers & Writing Program's Intro Journals Project (2019), an annual literary competition for the discovery and publication of new work by students currently enrolled in creative writing programs around the country.


The students' work has been sent on for final judging in the national competition. Winners will be notified in the spring of 2019 and will receive publication in a participating literary journal and a $100 honorarium.

Nominee in fiction:

Temim Fruchter for her story, "Hot"

Nominees in poetry:

Max Lasky for his poems, "Possession" & "Meditation on a Trap Door"
Hunter Parsons for her poem, "The Japanese Beetle"