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Jesse Holland M.F.A. ’12 Wins 2017 Marguerite Barland ’60 Merit Award

Bestselling author, Associated Press correspondent, and alumnus trustee Jesse J. Holland M.F.A. ’12 has been selected as the winner of this year’s Marguerite Barland ’60 Merit Award. A graduate of the M.F.A. in Creative Nonfiction program in the Welch Center for Graduate Studies, Holland was chosen both for his service to the college and his many accomplishments as a leading black journalist and author. He will be honored at the college’s annual Jewell Robinson dinner on February 24, 2017. Read about the life and work of Jesse J. Holland.

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