Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Congratulations to former Institute fiction fellow ANDREW MALAN MILWARD who has won the 2011 Juniper Prize. Here is the press release:


The University of Massachusetts Press is pleased to announce that Andrew Malan Milward has won the 2011 Juniper Prize for Fiction. His story collection, titled The Agriculture Hall of Fame, will be published in 2012. Milward grew up in Lawrence, Kansas, and lives in San Francisco, where he teaches creative writing at an arts-based day program for adults with developmental disabilities. A 2008 graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, he was a McCreight Fiction Fellow at the University of Wisconsin in 2009 and a Steinbeck Fellow at San Jose State University in 2010. This winter he was a Writing Fellow at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts and currently he is a Resident Artist at the Santa Fe Art Institute. Milward was a finalist for the National Magazine Award, and his fiction has appeared in many places, including Zoetrope, The Southern Review, Columbia, Conjunctions, and Best New American Voices 2010.

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