English Major Places Poem in Prestigious National Anthology

Wanderlust XV cover

Nyna Dies’s poem "clenched fist and honeycomb" was selected for inclusion in the 2019 issue of plain china: Best Undergraduate Writing. Housed at Virginia Commonwealth University, plain china is the first and most important national anthology of its kind. The writing collected there has gone on to be featured in The Atlantic, Best American Non-Required Reading, Best American Essays, and Best of the Net. Their staff considers work from universities across the country to select the very best undergraduate fiction, nonfiction, poetry and art. Dies’s poem originally appeared in Wanderlust, HPU’s annual undergraduate literary magazine. It will soon be available online at plainchina.org.