UNC Greensboro

UNCG novelist wins Townsend Prize for Fiction

Xhenet Aliu and the cover of her book, Brass

When Xhenet Aliu, a UNC Greensboro professor of creative writing, published her 2018 novel “Brass,” it quickly garnered attention in the New York Times, New Yorker, O: The Oprah Magazine, and more. She won the Georgia Author of the Year prize in the “first novel” category. Bestselling authors like Celeste Ng … Continued