MFAW-VT faculty member Jan Clausen’s essay “By the Light of Distant Fires,” derived from her keynote on the theme “origins” from last January’s residency, will be published in the summer issue of Camas: The Nature of the West, a literary journal run
MFAW-WA student Lydia Valentine is the Assistant Director for a production of Clybourne Park by Bruce Norris. She is also the dramaturg for a staged reading that is pairing The Art of Remembering by Adina L. Ruskin and Mountain Language by Harold Pinter. Family, immigration, memory, and language
My mom died three years ago and long before then, I knew I’d be writing about how it would all go down. Somehow, so did she. I was barely a teen, when after a particularly disturbing episode in our family’s constant chaos, my mother jerked my elbow towards her oversized chest and through her teeth spat, “Don’t you EVER write about this!!”
MFAW-VT alum Thomas Griffin’s chapbook of poetry All That Once Was You is forthcoming from Finishing Line Press. Preorders are now available.
MFAW-WA faculty member Rebecca Brown will read in Seattle this Saturday, March 31 at The Factory. Hot off the heels of THE YEAR, The Factory is back with its next night of performances with COUCH! 11 artists, 1 night, 1 couch.
MFAW-VT Faculty Member Douglas A. Martin will be read and talk with Andrew Durbin on “Queer Narratives & Methods” on Thursday, April 5th, for CLAGS: Center for LGBTQ Studies at the CUNY Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue, Room 9205,
You asked for them: Those moving, inspiring, thought-provoking keynote and graduation lectures that you couldn’t stop thinking about. At the residencies for the Goddard MFA in Creative Writing program, “Can I get a copy of that?” is an even more
MFAW-WA faculty member Beatrix Gates will be the guest poet at Opera House Arts Voice2Voice Poetry Declamation Contest which is partnering with schools in Blue Hill, Sedgwick, Brooklin and Deer Isle/ Stonington on April 12th for the purpose of exposing middle school students to
Sassafras Lowrey: these words can’t wait for spell check
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MFAW-WA alumnus Charles Fairchild’s short story “Bedeviled” has been published by The Santa Clara Review. Congratulations, Charles!
MFAW-VT alumna Kristen Ringman’s book, I Stole You: Stories from the Fae, is a Lambda finalist in this year’s LGBTQ SF/F/Horror category. Her Goddard thesis Makara was also a Lambda Finalist in Debut Fiction back in 2013. Kristen also just signed with literary agent, Jen Azantian,
“Kenny Fries embarks on a journey of profound self-discovery as a disabled foreigner in Japan, a society historically hostile to difference. As he visits gardens, experiences Noh and butoh, and meets artists and scholars, he also discovers disabled gods, one-eyed
I don’t know why you write, he said (in a text). You don’t believe in anything. But is that true?
“Are you thinking about applying to an MFA program? Concerned about queer writing being taken seriously? My biggest advice is to figure out what is most important to you in your graduate studies.”…
I am a would-be artist, for now content in the sadistic pursuit of mastery.