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Alumni Awards & Fellowships

As our alumni share their news with us, we are pleased to share it with you!

Amy Lowell Traveling Poetry Fellowship

The Briar Cliff Review

  • 2011: Leslie Barnard (Fiction ’09)
  • 2010: Jude Nutter (Poetry ’98)

Dylan Thomas Award (University of Wales)

  • 2010: Elyse Fenton (Poetry ’07)

Fulbright Scholarship to Hungary

  • 2010: Dennis “Arlo” Voorhees (Poetry ’09)

Narrative Magazine

  • 2013: Kirsten Valdez Quade (Fiction ’09)

Philip Levine Prize in Poetry

  • 2010: Lory Bedikian (Poetry ’02)
  • 2010 Judge: Brian Turner (Poetry ’96)
  • 2009 Judge: Garrett Hongo
    (UO Creative Writing Program Professor)
  • 2008 Judge: Dorianne Laux
    (former UO Creative Writing Program Professor)

Provincetown Fine Art Work Center

The Rona Jaffe Foundation Writer’s Award

  • 2013: Kirstin Valdez Quade (Fiction ’09)
  • 2010: Sara Eliza Johnson (Poetry ’09)

Wallace Stegner Fellowship (Stanford University)

  • 2013: Brenden Willey (Fiction ’09)
  • 2009: Kirstin Valdez Quade (Fiction ’09)
  • 2009: Keetje Kuipers (Poetry ’06)
  • 2005: Shimon Tanaka (Fiction ’00)
  • 2000: Lysley Tenorio (Fiction ’98)

Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing Fellowship

  • James C. McCreight Fiction Fellow
    • 2012: Sarah Hulse (Fiction ’12)
    • 2002: Miriam Gershow (Fiction ’02)
    • 1999: Lysley Tenorio (Fiction ’98)
  • Carl Djerassi Fiction Fellow
    • 2003: Matt Freidson (Fiction ’00)