NEA Honors for Creative Writing Faculty Member

David Griffith
December 5, 2014

Congratulations to francine jharris on her poetry fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts! 

An instructor of creative writing at Interlochen, this is the latest of many accomplishments in her career. Her first collection, allegiance, reached the number one spot on the national poetry bestseller's list and was a finalist for the 2013 Kate Tufts Discovery Award, 2013 PEN Open Book Award and the ForeWord Reviews Book of the Year. Her work has appeared in numerous journals including recent publications in Sou’Wester, B O D Y and Southern Indiana Review. Originally from Detroit, she is a Cave Canem fellow and was the Front Street Writers Writer-in-Residence in Traverse City.