Topic: Elizabeth Butler Cullingford

Creative Writing Graduate Wins Keene Award for Literature

May 5, 2010

Nora Boxer, a graduate of the Creative Writing Program in the English Department at The University of Texas at Austin, has won the $50,000 Keene Prize for Literature for her story "It's the song of the nomads, baby; or, Pioneer."

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Torture at Guantanamo Theme of This Year's University of Texas at Austin's Keene Prize for Literature

July 24, 2009

Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig, a graduate of the James A. Michener Center for Writers at The University of Texas at Austin, has won the 2009 Keene Prize for Literature for her play titled "Lidless," a poetic treatment of the issue of torture at the detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

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English Professor Earns Piper Award for Teaching Excellence

May 19, 2008

The Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation has honored Elizabeth Richmond-Garza, associate professor of English at The University of Texas at Austin, for teaching excellence.

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