DENTON (UNT), Texas -- University of North Texas student Matt Morton has been awarded a $25,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowship program.
The fellowship offers grants to published creative writers that enable recipients to set aside time for writing, research, travel and general career advancement.
Morton, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of English, began working on a new book last year.
“Starting a new book is exciting and intimidating,” said Morton. “It’s an opportunity to take new risks and to write without any notion of what the end product should be. Receiving the...