Greensboro College Professor Wins Scholarship to Attend Writing Workshop

L. Wayne Johns, 2014-2015 Moore Associate
Professor of English at Greensboro College
"GREENSBORO, N.C. -- L. Wayne Johns, the 2014-2015 Moore Associate Professor of English at Greensboro College, has received a scholarship to attend a writing workshop Jan. 24-25 in Raleigh.

The workshop, "The Poet as Translator: Bridging the Language of the Universe and the Universe of Language," is part of the "Southern Recitations" workshop series, sponsored by the literary/arts magazine Raleigh Review.

The workshop will be led by Malena Morling, author of "Ocean Avenue" and a prominent translator of Swedish poets into English.

Johns holds a B.A. from St. Andrew's Presbyterian College, an M.F.A. from Georgia State University, and a Ph.D. from Florida State University. He joined the Greensboro College faculty in 2007.

Greensboro College provides a liberal arts education grounded in the traditions of the United Methodist Church and fosters the intellectual, social, and, spiritual development of all students while supporting their individual needs.

Founded in 1838 and located near downtown Greensboro, the college enrolls about 1,150 students from 26 states, the District of Columbia and 10 nations in its undergraduate liberal-arts program and four master's degree programs. In addition to rigorous academics and a well-supported Honors program, the school features a 17-sport NCAA Division III athletic program and dozens of service and recreational opportunities."

- A Press Release

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