Alumni Awards

Alumni awards aren't everything ... but they're a barometer of a program's (and its students') success. This page list awards received by our MFA and BA alumni in the last 1,000 days. Click on the "Show All Awards" button to see all known records, or use the search boxes below to look up one of our alumni by name. If you click on an alum name below, you will see more book publications and awards by that alum. If you click on the award name, you will see a list of our other alumni who have won the same award.

Awards

Alumni Award/Org Date/Book (if applicable)
Suzie Eckl
(MFA-Fiction)
Sydney Hall Blair Award
UVA Creative Writing Program
2020-05-15
Aimee Seu
(MFA-Poetry 2020)
Henfield Prize
McCrindle Foundation and the University of Virginia
2020-05-05
Fiction
Michael Chitwood
(MFA-Poetry 1986)
Library of Virginia Literary Award
Library of Virginia
2019-10-19 (News)
Search and Rescue
Reed Johnson
(MFA-Fiction 2011)
Best American Mystery Stories
Mariner Books
2019-10-01
Fiction
Alexis Schaitkin
(MFA-Fiction 2013)
Best American Short Stories
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
2019-09-15 (News)
Fiction
Kyle Dargan
(BA-APPW 2002)
Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize
Academy of American Poets
2019-09-05 (News)
Anagnorisis
Kiki Petrosino
(BA 2001)
Pushcart Prize
Pushcart Press
2019-09-01
Poetry
Sean Shearer
(MFA-Poetry 2019)
Pushcart Prize
Pushcart Press
2019-09-01
Poetry
Matthew Denton-Edmundson
(BA-APPW 2012)
Stegner Fellowship
Stanford University
2019-08-29
Fiction
Anna Beecher
(MFA-Fiction 2020)
Sydney Hall Blair Award
UVA Creative Writing Program
2019-05-15
Piers Gelly
(MFA-Fiction 2019)
Henfield Prize
McCrindle Foundation and the University of Virginia
2019-05-04 (News)
Fiction
Eleanor Stanford
(MFA-Poetry 2005)
NEA Literature Fellowship, Creative Writing
National Endowment for the Humanities
2019-02-01 (News)
Poetry
Kiki Petrosino
(BA 2001)
NEA Literature Fellowship, Creative Writing
National Endowment for the Humanities
2019-02-01 (News)
Poetry
Michael Parker
(MFA-Fiction 1988)
O. Henry Award
The O. Henry Prize Stories
2018-11-01
Fiction
Gregory Jackson
(MFA-Fiction 2013)
Bard Fiction Prize
Bard College
2018-10-25 (News)
Fiction
Christa Romanosky
(MFA-Poetry 2011)
Tulsa Artist Fellowship
Tulsa Artist Fellowship
2018-10-01 (News)
Fiction
Christa Romanosky
(MFA-Poetry 2011)
James Merrill House Writer-in-Residence
James Merrill House
2018-10-01 (News)
Poetry
Safiya Sinclair
(MFA-Poetry 2014)
Pushcart Prize
Pushcart Press
2018-09-01
Poetry
Natasha Oladokun
(BA-APPW 2014)
Wisconsin Institute Fellow
Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing
2018-09-01
Poetry
Chun Ye
(MFA-Poetry 2006)
Pushcart Prize
Pushcart Press
2018-09-01
Fiction
James McLaughlin
(MFA-Fiction 1997)
Discover Award
Barnes & Noble
2018-08-01 (News)
Bearskin
Temple Cone
(MFA-Poetry 1999)
City Poet Laureate
2018-06-15 (News)
Poetry
Anna Beecher
(MFA-Fiction 2020)
Henfield Prize
McCrindle Foundation and the University of Virginia
2018-05-05 (News)
Fiction
Jennifer Chang
(MFA-Poetry 2002)
William Carlos Williams Award
Poetry Society of America
2018-04-03 (News)
Some Say the Lark
Dave Lucas
(MFA-Poetry 2004)
State Poet Laureate
2018-01-01 (News)
Poetry

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