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College of Mount Saint Vincent Professor of English Rob Jacklosky Selected as Finalist in Esquire Magazine Short Short Fiction Contest


Riverdale, N.Y. – The College of Mount Saint Vincent is pleased to announce that chair and professor of English Dr. Rob Jacklosky was recently named one of 10 finalists in the Aspen Writers’ Foundation and Esquire Magazine 2011 Short Short Fiction contest.

Dr. Jacklosky’s story, “Baby Envy,” will be performed in front of a live audience on contest judges and 300 literati next week at an Esquire Magazine party. He and the other finalists will participate in a writing workshop taught by Colum McCann, bestselling author of Let the Great World Spin. The contest winner will win a full scholarship to the advanced summer fiction workshop during Aspen Summer Words this June.

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