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    Andrea Cohen, director of Merrimack College’s Writers House, is featured in an innovative public art project by The Sentinel & Enterprise newspaper of north central Massachusetts.
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    We are pleased to announce the two winners of the first annual Write Now! Writing Contest: Jacques Denault for his short story “The Devil’s Sanity,” and Kate Toebes for her piece, “Street Lights.” The prize includes the opportunity to take a creative writing course this summer at Grub Street in Boston.

    We would like to thank Andrea ’79 and Ken Robertson, whose generous funding makes this contest possible.
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    Andrea Cohen, the director of Merrimack College’s Writers House, is on a roll. Cohen has published her fourth book of poetry — and landed her second poem in The New Yorker in the past year.
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    Danielle Jones-Pruett, staffer for the Writers House, has received a Rona Jaffe Foundation 2014 Writers Award. The annual award of $30,000 is given to six exceptionally talented and promising women authors.