Bojan Louis Awarded NEA Fellowship in Poetry

Jan. 13, 2023

Bojan Louis, assistant professor of English and American Indian Studies at the University of Arizona, recently received the prestigious Creative Writing Fellowship in Poetry from the National Endowment for the Arts.

"These prestigious $25,000 fellowships are offered only in alternating years to poetry and prose, so you can imagine how competitive they are," said Kate Bernheimer, director of the MFA Program in Creative Writing. "On average, according to the NEA website, around 1,600 applications are received annually with a teeny 3% success rate. What an honor!" 

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