Alumnus and Alumna Win Literary Awards

Cover image of Safe from the SeaPeter Geye (BA 2000) has won the inaugural Independent Literary Award for fiction, a prize given by literary bloggers, for his novel Safe From the Sea. (The runner-up was Great House by Nicole Krauss.) "I'm bowled over," said Geye in an interview with the Minneapolis Star Tribune. . . . MFA alumna Swati Avasthi won a CYBILS Award for Young Adult Fiction for her debut novel Split (Knopf). The CYBILS Children and Young Adult Bloggers' Literary Awards are given each year by bloggers for the year's best children's and young adult titles. Congratulations!


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