Hamline News

Finalists for Minnesota Book Awards

Congratulations to Anne Ursu and Swati Avasthi, faculty members of Hamline's Creative Writing Program, and alums Melanie Hoffert and Elizabeth Verdick, all finalists for Minnesota Book Awards. Swati Avasthi (Chasing Shadows) and Anne Ursu (The Real Boy) are both nominated for Young People's Literature; Elizabeth Verdick for Children's Literature; Melanie Hoffert for Memoir/Creative Nonfiction. More information can be found on the Friends of the St. Paul Public Libraries website.