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Parneshia Jones Appointed Director of Northwestern University Press

An Evanston native and a published poet, Jones joined the Northwestern University Press in 2003 as marketing assistant and served in several progressively more responsible positions. She will be only the second Black woman to lead a university press in the United States.

Old Dominion University Professor Named Virginia’s Poet Laureate

Tim Seibles, professor of English at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia, was named poet laureate of the Commonwealth of Virginia by Governor Terry McAuliffe. Professor Seibles joined the faculty at Old Dominion University in 1995.

Mahtem Shiferraw Wins the Sillerman First Book Prize for African Poets

The award is presented by the African Poetry Book Fund and Prairie Schooner, the literary magazine published by the University of Nebraska Press and the creative writing program at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

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