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Saturday, June 1 — The Commission!

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Debra Marquart Wins VCCA Wachtmeister Award

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VCCA is pleased to announce that Debra Marquart has won VCCA’s Wachtmeister Award for Excellence in the Arts for 2013. Selected from a highly competitive field of international applicants, Marquart will receive a fully-funded residency at VCCA, reimbursement of travel costs up to $700, and an honorarium of $1,000.

A performance poet, Marquart is the author of two poetry collections: Everything’s a Verb and From Sweetness. Her memoir, The Horizontal World: Growing Up Wild in the Middle of Nowhere, was published by Counterpoint Books in 2006. It received the “Elle Lettres” award from Elle Magazine and the 2007 PEN USA Creative Nonfiction Award.

Debra Marquart’s work has appeared in numerous journals such as The North American Review, Three Penny Review, New Letters, River City, Crab Orchard Review, Cumberland Poetry Review, The Sun Magazine, Southern Poetry Review, Orion, Mid-American Review and Witness. Her awards and commendations include the John Guyon Nonfiction Award (Crab Orchard …

Tom Piazza's VCCA

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VCCA Poetry Anthology Reading on April 20 at Rosemont College with Andrea Carter Brown

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The Goldfarb Fellowship is Here!

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Four New Fellowships - Thanks to NEA!

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