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Jerico Lenk (he/him/his)

Part-time Lecturer
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Contact Information


Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing, University of Washington, 2022
Bachelor of Arts in English: Creative Writing, University of South Florida, 2019
Bachelor of Arts in History, University of South Florida, 2019
Minor, Classics, University of South Florida, 2019
Online Instructor Certification, 2019
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F(r)iction Spring Contest Award 2022 (Poetry)
F(r)iction Spring Contest Award 2022 (Creative Nonfiction)
Gregory Djanikian Scholars Program in Poetry 2022 Longlist
Palette “love & eros” Prize 2021 Longlist
Palette Poetry 2021 Emerging Poet Longlist
Columbia Journal Spring Contest 2021
First Pages Prize 2020 Shortlist
Best American Short Stories 2020 Nominee
Best New Poets 2020 Nominee
Frontier Poetry Prize 2020 Longlist
Gulf Coast Association for Creative Writing Teachers 2020 Nominee
AWP Intro Journals Award 2020 Nominee
Bettye, Esther, and Dorothy Newman Poetry Award 2020
Pushcart Prize 2019 Nominee
Anspaugh Fiction Award 2019
Estelle J. Zbar Poetry Prize 2019
F(r)iction Spring Finalist 2019
Walter Dean Myers Award 2018 Nominee
Bettye Newman Poetry Award 2017
43rd New Millennium Writings 2017 Finalist


Courses Taught

College Writing · University of Washington, STEMsub Summer Academy 2021
Composition 1101 (2 sections) · University of South Florida Autumn 2019
Composition 1102 (2 sections) · University of South Florida Spring 2020


Professional Affiliations: 
University of South Florida alum, Virginia G. Piper Writing Center DNRS Writers Conference Fellow 2021

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