Two Hollins Authors Are Among This Year’s “Best New Poets”

Two Hollins Authors Are Among This Year’s “Best New Poets”

Works by S.H. Lohmann ’08, M.F.A. ’12 and Brittney Scott M.F.A. ’10 will be featured in the annual anthology, which showcases 50 poems from emerging writers.

Carrie Brown Named Finalist for the Library of Virginia’s 2014 Fiction Award

Carrie Brown Named Finalist for the Library of Virginia’s 2014 Fiction Award

Hollins’ Distinguished Visiting Professor of Creative Writing has won the Emyl Jenkins Sexton Literary Award for Fiction twice previously, in 2001 and 2005.

Two Hollins Alumni Among Best New Poets for 2013

Two Hollins Alumni Among Best New Poets for 2013

“Beyond Measure” by Meighan L. Sharp M.F.A. ’11 and “Walking, Talking, Singing” by Chad Temples M.F.A. ’08 will be featured in the Best New Poets annual anthology.

Hollins Writers Karen Osborn and Shelby Smoak Win Gold IPPY Awards

Hollins Writers Karen Osborn and Shelby Smoak Win Gold IPPY Awards

Karen Osborn ’79 shared the gold medal in the Independent Publisher Book Awards’ Popular Fiction category for her novel, “Centerville,” while Shelby Smoak M.A. ’99 received the gold in the Autobiography/Memoir III (Personal Struggle/Health Issues) category for “Bleeder: A Memoir.”

Hollins Research Featured in New Book by Leading Authority on Treating Mood, Sleep Problems

Hollins Research Featured in New Book by Leading Authority on Treating Mood, Sleep Problems

“Chronotherapy: Resetting Your Inner Clock to Boost Mood, Alertness, and Quality Sleep” cites a two-year investigation by Hollins professors and students focusing on the treatment of seasonal affective disorder.

Jackson Quadruplets Publish Debut Novel

Jackson Quadruplets Publish Debut Novel

Based largely on their own experiences, “Two Pair: A Quadruple or Nothing Story” is intended to entertain but also give readers insight into the lives of multiples.

“Goodnight Moon” Among Library of Congress’ “Books that Shaped America”

“Goodnight Moon” Among Library of Congress’ “Books that Shaped America”

The timeless bedtime story by Margaret Wise Brown, a member of Hollins’ class of 1932, is featured in an exhibition launching the Library’s “Celebration of the Book.”

Two Prestigious “Best of” Lists for 2011 Feature Novel by Children’s Literature Program Director

Two Prestigious “Best of” Lists for 2011 Feature Novel by Children’s Literature Program Director

Amanda Cockrell has received some impressive year-end recognition for her latest book, What We Keep Is Not Always What Will Stay.