Topic: Keene Prize for Literature

Michener Center Graduate First Poet to Win Keene Award for Literature

May 9, 2011

Josh Booton, a graduate of the Michener Center for Writers (MCW) at The University of Texas at Austin, has won the $50,000 Keene Prize for Literature for his collection of poems, "The Union of Geometry and Ash."

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In the Know

May 11, 2010
In the Know

The May 11 weekly roundup of campus kudos and press mentions.

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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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College of Liberal Arts Awards Keene Prize for Literature to Michener Center Graduate

July 1, 2008

George Brant, a recent graduate of the James A. Michener Center for Writers at The University of Texas at Austin, has won the 2008 Keene Prize for Literature, one of the world's largest student literary prizes. Brant will receive $50,000. An additional $50,000 will be divided among three finalists.

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