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Oct 14, 2020
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Announcing Sarah Pinsker as our 2021 Spring Writer in Residence

The Kratz Center is proud to welcome author Sarah Pinsker again this coming spring. 

Oct 2, 2020
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2021 Kratz Summer Writing Fellowship

We are now accepting applications for the 2021 Kratz Summer Writing Fellowship. For more information and to apply, visit: Summer Writing Fellowships.

May 30, 2020
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Sarah Pinsker Wins the Nebula Award

The Kratz Center for Creative Writing at Goucher College is proud to announce that Sarah Pinsker has won the Nebula Award for her novel, A Song for a New Day (Berkley). Ms. Pinsker, class of 1999, will return this coming spring as the Kratz Writer in Residence. The Nebula Award is given each year to the best works of science fiction or fantasy published in the United States. Ms. Pinsker was also a finalist in the Best Novelette category for The Blur in the Corner of Your Eye. She previously won a Nebula for Our Lady of the Open Road in 2016.

Each spring, the Kratz Center for Creative Writing welcomes a writer in residence to Goucher College. Over the course of the semester, the writer in residence teaches an advanced fiction writing course, conducts tutorials with students, reads from his or her work, signs books, visits classes, and bonds with students and community. The Kratz Center is proud to have Ms. Pinkser return in this role in 2021.

For the full Nebula Award list, please visit the link below:
Nov 26, 2018
Comments Off on Announcing Vanessa Manko as our 2019 Spring Writer in Residence

Announcing Vanessa Manko as our 2019 Spring Writer in Residence

(photo by Beowulf Sheehan)

The Kratz Center is proud to welcome author Vanessa Manko this coming spring.  Ms. Manko is the author of The Invention of Exile (Penguin), which was a finalist for the Flaherty-Dunnan First Novel Prize, a Barnes & Noble Fall ’14 Discover Great New Writers pick, and named one of the best books of 2014 by Kirkus Reviews. She earned her MFA from Hunter College where she was the recipient of a Hertog Fellowship. Her work has appeared in Granta, The New York Times Magazine, The Barnes & Noble Review and on NPR’s Selected Shorts. She has taught writing at Wesleyan University, NYU and SUNY Purchase.

Ms. Manko will teach WRT 420 on Thursday afternoons at 12:30 in JR 228, the Kratz Seminar Room.  The author will read from her work on the night of April 17, 2019.

Please feel free to email any questions to Kratz.Center@goucher.edu.

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