MFA Alumni Win Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Awards

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Several alumni of the MFA program have received Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Awards. The awards recognize artists within specific fields, including fiction, nonfiction, poetry, criticism, choreography, playwriting, and the composition of music. Awards recognize creators’ work in Ohio and beyond, and support the ongoing growth and work of individual creators. Each award includes $5,000. Learn more about the Ohio Arts Council awards.

Alumni winners from the BGSU MFA program include:

  • Brad Felver, for fiction — Brad is also a faculty member in the English Department
  • David Hassler, for nonfiction
  • Paula Lambert, for poetry
  • Joe Mackall, for nonfiction

Please join us in congratulating these alumni and the other award winners!