Monthly Archives: November 2009

Onna Solomon wins Walsh Prize

Onna Solomon, a 2006 graduate of Boston University’s graduate poetry program, is the 2009 winner of Beloit Poetry Journal’s annual Chad Walsh Poetry Prize. Solomon’s winning poem, “Autism Suite,” appeared in the Fall 2009 issue. More information can be read at the prize announcement on the BPJ website, and at

H.M. Naqvi’s Home Boy in the New York Times

Alumnus H.M. Naqvi’s debut novel, Home Boy, has garnered a glowing review in the Times; Joseph Salvatore calls it “smart and sorrowful… a remarkably engaging novel that delights as it disturbs.” You can read the full review here, visit Naqvi’s homepage, or read a little of the book by clicking below.