School of Arts and Humanities News

Alumna Joins Ranks of Elite Artists through MacDowell Fellowship


LaToya Watkins

UT Dallas alumna and author LaToya Watkins BA’06, MA’11, PhD’15 recently joined the ranks of writers including Alice Walker, Thornton Wilder and James Baldwin as a fellow in The MacDowell Colony.

Watkins, who received her doctoral degree in aesthetic studies, took note of the selective program while attending a writer’s conference in 2014.

Read the entire story on the UT Dallas News Center.