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Rodriguez Award Submission Period: September 7, 2020 - October 5, 2020
The Aleida Rodriguez Memorial Award in Creative Writing--created in honor of Aleida Rodriguez, who died of breast cancer in 2012--provides financial support for ASU graduate students who want to pursue a career in creative writing. One annual financial award is given to a selected MFA Creative Writing student. Awards alternate each year by genre: in Fall 2018 the award was given for a work of fiction; the Fall 2019 award was for poetry.
This year’s award is open to 2nd and 3rd year MFA students writing FICTION.
If you would like to submit for this year’s award, please do the following:
Contact Creative Writing Program Manager Justin Petropoulos (firstname.lastname@example.org) for details.
2019-2020: Maritza Estrada
2018-2019: Warren Glynn
2017-2018: Susan Nguyen
2016-2017: Kathryn Bucolo
2015-2016: Jennifer Conlon
2014-2015: Heath Wilcock (MFA, 2016)
2013-2014: Nathan Slinker (MFA, 2014)