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Burning Swamp reading & Brannen Creative Writing Award ceremony

The inaugural 2014 Brannen Creative Writing Award will be awarded Thursday, December 4, at 7 p.m. as part of the Burning Swamp reading series. The event takes place at Southern Boys BBQ, located at 721 S Main Street. This event is free and open to the public.

The Brannen Creative Writing Award was endowed to recognize outstanding poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction produced by first and second-year writing majors. The judges were creative writing professors Emma Bolden, Laura Valeri, and Theresa Welford. The winner in each of the three genres will receive a $500 prize.

The Department of Writing and Linguistics is housed in the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Georgia Southern’s College of the Creative Mind. CLASS prepares its students to achieve academic excellence, develop their analytical skills, enhance their creativity, and embrace their responsibilities as citizens of their communities, nations, and world. For more information about the Brannen Award and other Writing & Linguistic student awards, see the Awards page.


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