Department of English
College of Liberal Arts
and Social Sciences
University of Houston
3687 Cullen Boulevard Room 229
Houston, TX 77204-5008
Phone: (713) 743-3015
UHCWP alumna Jennifer Grotz awarded a 2016 National Endowment for the Arts Translation Fellowship.
UHCWP alumna Jennifer Tseng's novel Mayumi and the Sea of Happiness longlisted for the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction.
UHCWP Professor Peter Turchi and UHCWP alumna Kimberly Meyer named finalists for the PEN Southwest Book Award in Creative Nonfiction.
UHCWP alumna Lacy Johnson’s The Other Side named a finalist for the Dayton Peace Prize.
UHCWP Professor Chitra Divakaruni’s novel Oleander Girl wins the prestigious Scanno Award.
Showtime acquires rights to UHCWP Professor Mat Johnson’s novel Loving as a potential comedy series.
UHCWP Professor Chitra Divakaruni named one of the 20 most influential global Indian women by The Economic Times.
UHCWP alumna Nicky Beer awarded 2016 Mary Wood Fellowship.
UHCWP alumnus David Stuart Maclean’s The Answer to the Riddle is Me named Best Memoir/Biography in the Midwest by the Society of Midland Authors.
UHCWP alumnus Jericho Brown’s The New Testament wins Anisfield-Wolf Book Award and is named a finalist for the Lambda Literary Awards.
UHCWP alumna Lacy M. Johnson's The Other Side nominated for a 2015 Edgar Award and shortlisted for a 2015 CLMP Firecracker Award.
UHCWP PhD candidate Elizabeth Lyons wins the 2015 Alice James Award, for her manuscript, Death Roll.
UHCWP alumna Lacy M. Johnson's The Other Side named a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award.
UHCWP alums Barbara Duffey, Jessica Greenbaum, and Sean Hill awarded 2015 National Endowment for the Arts Creative Writing Fellowships.