A recent graduate of UC Davis, Briony Gylgayton has won multiple awards for her writing, including placing second for the University of California system-wide 2010 Ina Coolbrith Memorial Poetry Prize, and placing for both creative writing categories in the 2010 Pamela Maus Contest for Creative Writing, winning first in fiction and second in poetry. Her Creative Writing Honors Thesis, a manuscript of poetry about psychological disorders, was awarded the 2010 Elliot Gilbert Memorial Prize for Best Undergraduate Honors Creative Work. Briony Gylgayton will begin her MFA in creative writing at the University of Iowa Writers Workshop in August, 2011.
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Briony Gylgayton performed on June 16th, 2011 and January 3rd, 2012.