Congratulations to Lia Greenwell (poetry, ’13), who will be the 2015-16 Joan Beebe Fellow at Warren Wilson College.LG Crop

The recipient of scholarships from the Rona Jaffe Foundation and the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, Lia Greenwell has recently contributed poems to Painted Bride Quarterly, Witness, and Poecology. Originally from the Midwest, she currently lives in New York City, where she has worked as a Writing Mentor with the organization Girls Write Now.

Instituted in 1997, the Beebe is one-year teaching fellowship at WWC, open only to alumni of the MFA Program for Writers. The Beebe Fellow teaches five courses in the undergraduate creative writing program, supervises the group of undergraduates who attend the January MFA residency, assists with the undergraduate literary magazine, and generally takes part in the life of the College. Application guidelines are posted on the program website and on the Friends of Writers blog each September for the next academic year’s fellowship.

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