Faculty member (and Purdue University professor) Marianne Boruch is the winner of the $10,000 National Author prize given by the 2015 Eugene & Marilyn Glick Indiana Authors Award. More information can be found here.


Alum Dzvinia Orlowsky (poetry, ’91), along with co-translator Jeff Friedman, received a 2016 National Endowment for the Arts Literature Translation Fellowship. The fellowship will support the translation into English of a collection of poems by Mieczysław Jastrun, considered to be one of the most important Polish poets of the years between the two world wars. A selection from his collection Memorials was translated by Orlowsky & Friedman and published by Dialogos Press in 2014.

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