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STANFORD -- Five poets and five fiction writers have been selected Stegner Fellows for 1994 in Stanford's Creative Writing Program. Each of the 10 has been awarded a two-year fellowship that provides tuition costs and a living stipend of $13,000 annually.
Close to 1,000 writers applied for the 10 fellowships. Applications came from across the United States and from Europe, India, Africa, China, Australia and South America.
The new poetry fellows are:
Marcia Buffington, who holds a master's degree in
anthropology and is enrolled in the master's program in English at the University of Texas-Austin. Her poetry has been published in Borderlands and is forthcoming in New York Quarterly and Mid-American Review.
Jennifer Call, who received a degree in classics and
medieval Latin at Harvard before going to the University of Michigan, where she will complete her master of fine arts degree this year. Her work has been published in a number of journals, including The Lullwater Review, the Western Humanities Review and Salmon.
Christopher McNew, who attends Wright State University
in Dayton, Ohio, where he is working on a bachelor's degree in English. His poetry has appeared most recently in Fine Madness and The Shattered Wig Review. He has work forthcoming in The Chicago Review.
Jennifer Richter, who is completing a master of fine arts degree at Pennsylvania State University. She has work forthcoming in Yellow Silk and The No Roses Review. She also has been published in Poet Lore and Quarry.
Daniel Villasenor teaches on a Navajo Indian reservation
in Continental Divide, N.M. He has a bachelor's degree in English from James Madison University and a master of fine arts degree from the University of Arizona.
The new fiction fellows are:
Arthur Bradford, who has a degree in American studies
from Yale. His stories have appeared in The Yale Literary Magazine, The Vernacular, The Daily News Magazine and the Journal of San Juan Islands.
Cammie McGovern, who has degrees in English from
Kenyon College and a master of fine arts degree from the University of Michigan. She has read her stories on BBC Radio World Short Story Series and has published in Nimrod and the Sonora Review.
W. Glasgow Phillips, whose first novel, Tuscaloosa, has
been published by William Morrow and Co. He earned a bachelor's degree in English and American literature from Brown University.
David Vann, who attended Stanford as an undergraduate
and completed his master of fine arts degree at Cornell University. His stories have been published in the Atlantic Monthly and the Anchorage Daily News.
W. Diane Woodbrown, who received a bachelor's degree in history from Florida State University. Her stories appear in the current issue of the Massachusetts Literary Review.
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