Poetry

Camille Dungy, UNCG poetry alum, named University Distinguished Professor

May 8, 2020

Congratulations to UNC Greensboro alumna Camille T. Dungy for being named Colorado State University Distinguished Professor! “Camille Dungy, an award-winning poet, Guggenheim Fellow and faculty member in the Department of English, has been named a University Distinguished Professor. “Her record …

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Another MFA Thesis Season Wraps Up

March 3, 2020

We’ve had another spectacular MFA Thesis Reading Series from our graduating poets and fiction writers, with over a month of Friday evening events hosted at Scuppernong Books, 304 S. Elm Street. Readings by: January 24: Evan Fackler & Tegan Daly   …

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New Greensboro Review issue, with features on Poetry Daily, Verse Daily

December 7, 2019

We’re so pleased that the new issue of The Greensboro Review, #106, is now out in the world! And what better way to launch the fall issue than with features on both Poetry Daily and Verse Daily—including MFA alum Wesley …

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MFA professor and alumna receive NC Arts Council Fellowships

November 21, 2019

Two of this year’s NC Arts Council Fellowships were awarded to members of our UNCG creative writing community: Emilia Phillips, poetry faculty member, and MFA Writing Program alumna Jennie Malboeuf. Phillips plans to use the grant to fund experiential research …

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Poetry Professor Stuart Dischell profiled in UNCG Research Magazine

September 25, 2019

UNCG’s 2018 Senior Research Excellence Award winner Stuart Dischell (poetry faculty in the MFA Writing Program) profiled in UNCG Research Magazine: https://researchmagazine.uncg.edu/fall-2019/standing-on-z/

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Summer Reading: Books by UNCG Faculty and Alumni

June 21, 2019

It’s the first day of summer! This has been a great year so far for Greensboro faculty and alums, so be sure to check out the University Communications reading recommendations among books published in 2019: https://newsandfeatures.uncg.edu/summer-reading-books-faculty-alumni/

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Camille Dungy wins Guggenheim Fellowship

April 12, 2019

Congratulations to poet and UNCG MFA alumna Camille T. Dungy, who has received a 2019 Guggenheim Fellowship! https://libarts.source.colostate.edu/csu-english-professor-camille-dungy-wins-guggenheim-fellowship/

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Stuart Dischell on the “Greatness of Thomas Lux”

August 28, 2018

Stuart Dischell, poetry faculty at UNC Greensboro, has a new Look2 Essay in the summer issue of Ploughshares. Read his tribute to friend and poet Thomas Lux: https://www.pshares.org/issues/summer-2018/greatness-thomas-lux-look2-essay

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Poem by Emilia Phillips selected for a Pushcart Prize

June 22, 2018

Greensboro poet and faculty member Emilia Phillips has won a Pushcart Prize for her poem, “Pathetic Fallacy.” Congratulations, Emilia! https://m.poets.org/poetsorg/poem/pathetic-fallacy

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Stuart Dischell receives Senior Research Excellence Award

March 17, 2018

The Greensboro MFA Program’s own Stuart Dischell won the 2017-2018 Senior Research Excellence Award at UNCG. Congratulations to Stuart! https://aas.uncg.edu/research/2018/03/16/2017-18-research-excellence-awards/

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