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Hollins Professor Jessie Van Eerden Celebrates Launch of Award-Winning Fourth Book, “Call It Horses”

Hollins Professor Jessie Van Eerden Celebrates Launch of Award-Winning Fourth Book, “Call It Horses”

Eight years in the making, van Eerden’s third novel won the 2019 Dzanc Books Prize. “It’s a book that’s very close to me,” she said.

English and Creative Writing Professor’s Artistic Journey Brings “Voices Into Dialogue”

English and Creative Writing Professor’s Artistic Journey Brings “Voices Into Dialogue”

In “Devonte Travels the Sorry Route,” his latest collection of poems, Professor of English and Creative Writing T.J. Anderson III is “responding to…shifts of identity within the African-American cultural and historical narrative.”

Hollins Professor R.H.W. Dillard Talks Centennial Of Legendary Italian Director Federico Fellini

Hollins Professor R.H.W. Dillard Talks Centennial Of Legendary Italian Director Federico Fellini

“He’s an extraordinary filmmaker, and he does it with such clarity in his heart,” said Dillard about Fellini’s enduring popularity. “[His] humanity draws us back to him, as well as his art.”

Hollins Students and Faculty Reflect on Voting in the Historic 2020 Election

Hollins Students and Faculty Reflect on Voting in the Historic 2020 Election

Members of the campus community shared their experiences voting in what will no doubt go down as one of the most historic elections in U.S. history.

Creative Writing Professor Captures Dzanc Prize for Fiction

Creative Writing Professor Captures Dzanc Prize for Fiction

Associate Professor of Creative Writing Jessie van Eerden is the 2019 winner of an award that recognizes daring, original, and innovative writing. She was honored for her third novel, “Call It Horses,” which was selected from a pool of hundreds of manuscripts.

Championed by Dedicated Volunteers and Hollins Writers and Artists, Artemis Thrives

Championed by Dedicated Volunteers and Hollins Writers and Artists, Artemis Thrives

Since the literary journal began in 1977, over 140 Hollins writers and artists, including more than 90 students and 40 professors, have been featured contributors, or have donated their time and expertise as board members.

Hollins Author Is Finalist for Library of Va. Literary Award

Hollins Author Is Finalist for Library of Va. Literary Award

Professor of English Cathryn Hankla is among the nine authors who are finalists for the 20th Annual Library of Virginia Literary Awards.

Hollins Professor’s Novel Wins Kafka Prize

Hollins Professor’s Novel Wins Kafka Prize

“As Close to Us as Breathing,” a novel by Associate Professor of English Elizabeth Poliner, has captured the 2017 Janet Heidinger Kafka Prize. The award is given annually to a woman who is a U.S. citizen and has written the best book-length work of prose fiction.

Prof’s New Poetry Collection “A Book of Seeking, Beseeching”

Prof’s New Poetry Collection “A Book of Seeking, Beseeching”

Mercer University Press has published “Galaxies,” the new volume of poetry by Hollins Professor of English Cathryn Hankla.

Lee Smith Remembers Creative Writing Program Founder Louis Rubin

Lee Smith Remembers Creative Writing Program Founder Louis Rubin

Acclaimed author Lee Smith ’67 pays tribute to Louis D. Rubin, Jr., founder of Hollins’ creative writing program, in an essay published in The American Scholar.

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