Awards and Honors, Faculty News

Wunderlich Wins Prestigious Poetry Prize

Faculty member Mark Wunderlich recently won the 2015 University of North Texas’ Rilke Prize for his latest collection, The Earth Avails. The $10,000 prize recognizes a book that “demonstrates exceptional artistry and vision.” Mark was also a finalist for the $100,000 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award. His recent poem, "My Night with Jeffrey Dahmer,"recounts in chilling detail his encounter with infamous serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer at a bar in Madison, Wisconsin. 

Read the poem in The Stranger.