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    Congratulations to the 2019 winner of the AWP Grace Paley Prize for Short Fiction: Cécile Barlier.

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    Congratulations to the 2019 winner of the AWP Award Series Prize for the Novel: Robert Shuster.

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    Feeling Possible

    Chelsea McLin reflects on the legacy of Toni Morrison

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    "School Daze"

    Elizabeth Stone on a memoir-writing course that addresses student mental health

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