Raena Shirali (’12) Shortlisted as a Ruth Lilly Poetry Fellowship Finalist

Big congratulations to alumna Raena Shirali who was named a Ruth Lilly Poetry Fellowship finalist. The Fellowship ($25,800) is the premier award for emerging poets given by Poetry Foundation and the Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Memorial Foundation. The competition for the fellowship’s five final winners has dramatically increased over the past six years. The winners will be announced on September 1st.

We keeping our fingers crossed for you, Raena!