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Visiting Writers Series • Fall 2022

Visiting Writers Series • Fall 2022

George Mason University’s Creative Writing Program joins Mason’s University Libraries and Watershed Lit in presenting the Fall 2022 Visiting Writers Series, which will feature two writers each in fiction, nonfiction, and poetry.

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Cheuse Center produces Narrating the Middle East: The DC Arab Literature Festival

Cheuse Center produces Narrating the Middle East: The DC Arab Literature Festival

The Cheuse Center for International Writers partnered with the Middle East Institute (MEI) Arts and Culture Center and the Abu Dhabi Music and Arts Foundation to create a two-day virtual, literary festival Narrating The Middle East: The DC Arab Literature Festival. “Literature offers audiences a chance to see the world through the eyes of others and the DC Arab Literature Festival is a window into the complex issues that writers in the Middle East are grappling with today,” said Kate Seelye, Executive Vice President at the Middle East Institute.

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Fall for the Book Wins Inaugural ArtsFairfax Arts Innovation Award

Fall for the Book Wins Inaugural ArtsFairfax Arts Innovation Award

New in 2022, the Arts Innovation Award recognizes an organization that has implemented nontraditional or inventive approaches to their art form and has uniquely engaged audiences in the arts. In recognition of their forward-thinking literary programming, Fall for the Book is the Arts Innovation Award’s inaugural recipient.

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Alumna Julija Pivo wins Fulbright Teaching Fellowship to Lithuania

Alumna Julija Pivo wins Fulbright Teaching Fellowship to Lithuania

Julija Pivo, 2020 graduate from Mason’s BFA program, has won a prestigious Fulbright English Teaching Fellowship to Lithuania, starting in Summer 2022. The award not only caps an impressive career at Mason, but also brings a family journey full circle: Pivo’s late father was a Fulbright scholar from Lithuania to America from 2000 - 2001.

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