Congratulations MFA|EDA Class of 2015

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Randall Kenan, raised in the rural North Carolina community of Chinquapin, is the author of A Visitation of SpiritsLet the Dead Bury Their DeadWalking on Water: Black American Lives at the Turn of the Twenty-first Century, and The Fire This Time, among others.  He is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Whiting Writers Award, the Sherwood Anderson Award, the John Dos Passos Award, and was the 1997 Rome Prize winner from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.  A former Lehman Brady Distinguished Professor at Duke University, he teaches Creative Writing at UNC-Chapel Hill where he is Professor of English.

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Viewfinder image courtesy of Caitlin M. Kelly (MFA|EDA ’14)