Department of English at Illinois State University

ISU Alum Awarded Creative Writing Honor


Theresa O'Donnell, Sutherland Fellow and graduate of the English Studies MA program in creative writing, was awarded second runner-up for the Editor's Choice Award in the Platypus Prize competition from Jaded Ibis Productions.

The Platypus Prize recognizes U.S. college students whose innovative writing demonstrates excellence in creative intent, conception and execution. Its goal is to recognize aspiring writers who explore creative possibilities far beyond the traditional literary process and product.

Congratulations to Theresa for this honor.


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Theresa O'Donnell