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English Department News
Jennifer Keating-Miller has joined the Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences as the new assistant dean for educational initiatives.
The Idaho Prize for Poetry has selected “Fugitives,” a manuscript by Creative Writing alumna Danielle Pieratti (CMU’00), as its 2015 winner.
Since 1999, Carnegie Mellon University has encouraged Pittsburgh-area high school and college students to write poetry and prose pieces about how discrimination has affected their lives.
As a writer, Carnegie Mellon University’s Jim Daniels frequently draws on his life for inspiration, capturing working-class urban life and struggles with race and discrimination.
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