Sunday, May 16, 2021

Ole Miss Makes Top 25 List of Literary Colleges

william-faulkner-statue-lOle Miss, Vanderbilt, Sewanee, University of Texas among Southern universities to be listed

The University of Mississippi has made Flavorwire’s list of the 25 Most Literary Colleges in America.

Ole Miss was listed Number 12 on the arts and cultural website’s list along with universities and colleges such as Princeton, The University of Iowa, the University of Hartford, New York University, Harvard, Columbia University, Vassar, The New School, Wesleyan University, Sara Lawrence College, Sewanee: The University of the South, the University of Texas and Vanderbilt University.

The listing by Flavorwire writer Jason Diamond queried readers:

“Want to write like a Southern author? Live like one; in fact, follow in the footsteps of the Nobel Prize-winning William Faulkner by attending his alma mater. But we don’t think you should attend Ole Miss simply based off the fact it has one very famous writer to its name: the school has a great M.F.A. program that features a really great faculty.”

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