NH Literary Awards go to UNH faculty members, a faculty emeritus, and an alumna

photo of Ann Joslin Williams in UNH Library

Ann Joslin Williams

Ann Joslin Williams, assistant professor of English, and Charles Simic, professor emeritus of English, were recognized at the NH Literary Awards ceremony in Manchester earlier this month. Williams’s novel Down from Cascom Mountain won Outstanding Book of Fiction while Simic was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award.

Deborah Brown, professor of English at UNH Manchester, also received an award: Outstanding Book of Poetry for Walking the Dog’s Shadow.

Meg Heckman ’01 (English/journalism) was awarded the Donald M. Murray Outstanding Journalism Award for her series on hepatitis C in the Concord Monitor.

The award program is presented by New Hampshire Writers’ Project.

Read an excerpt from Williams’s Down from Cascom Mountain.

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