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2017 Manastash Student Literary Magazine now available in the
English Department
Language and Literature RM 423
   Free to all students.



Careers and the Value of an English Major

Lion Rock Visiting Writers Series

Jennifer Givhan
April 17, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.
Museum of Culture & Environment

Jennifer Givhan, a National Endowment for the Arts &  PEN/Rosenthal Emerging Voices fellow, is a Mexican-American  writer & activist from the Southwestern desert. She is the  author of three full-length poetry collections: Landscape with Headless Mama (2015 Pleiades Editors’ Prize), Protection Spell (2016 Miller Williams Poetry Prize Series edited by Billy Collins) & Girl with Death Mask (2017 Blue Light Books Prize chosen by Ross Gay & forthcoming from Indiana University Press). Givhan also has three chapbooks available or forthcoming from Glass Poetry Press, dancing girl press, & Yellow Flag Press. Her novella Jubilee is currently a finalist for the Bakwin Award from Carolina Wren Press and her novel Trinity Sight has signed with Curtis Brown Literary Agency. Her honors include the Frost Place Latin@ Scholarship, a National Latino Writers’ Conference Scholarship, the Lascaux Review Poetry Prize, Phoebe Journal’s Greg Grummer Poetry Prize chosen by Monica Youn, the Pinch Poetry Prize chosen by Ada Limón, & seven Pushcart nominations. Her work has appeared in Best of the Net, Best New Poets, Poetry Daily, Verse Daily, Ploughshares, POETRY, TriQuarterly, Boston Review, AGNI, Crazyhorse, Witness, Southern Humanities Review, Missouri Review, & The Kenyon Review, among many others. She can be found at as well as Facebook & Twitter (@JennGivhan).  

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