January 26, 2014
Associate English Professor Named Winner of Fellowship
Dr. Jo Angela Edwins: Associate Professor of English, was named the 2014 winner of the 5th Annual Carrie McCray Nickens Fellowship in poetry by the South Carolina Academy of Authors. Edwins’ manuscript was chosen in a blind competition by this year’s judge, poet Lavonne J. Adams. The fellowship in poetry was established in 2009 to support South Carolina poets whose work employs skilled verse composition and reflects a heightened awareness of the human condition.