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English Department News
Laura Pacilio (MAPW’16) was selected as the 2015 recipient of the Erwin R. Steinberg Master of Arts in Professional Writing (MAPW) Scholarship.
Three Carnegie Mellon University filmmakers are competing to win $100K. “We’ve Met Before” is a short film directed by Yulin Kuang, who earned her bachelor of arts degree in creative writing and international relations and politics in 2012.
Marci Calabretta (ENG, CW '11) has won the 2015 Donald Hall Prize for Poetry. Part of the Association of Writers & Writing Programs Award Series, the award is given annually for excellent new book-length works.
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