Goddard College is pleased to congratulate Steven Dunn, recipient of the 2018 Goddard/PEN North American Scholarship, and second-place awardee Maša Sukovic. Ten additional scholarship candidates will receive Engaged Artist Awards of $2,000 each: PEN America members Amy Barnes, Lisa Chambers, Will Duprey, Ron Estrada, Brian Jackson, Jo Manu Maltzman, Sarah Monahan, Jay Sheets, and Rachel Spalding; and PEN Canada member Magdalen Bowyer.
MFAW-VT faculty member Richard Panek will be moderating the Science and Story Cafe at this year’s World Science Festival. The Cafe, a daylong series of discussions with the authors of eight new books, will run from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, June 2,
MFAW Alum Justin Hall has an interview online at Lambda Literary. In 2006, Justin curated the art exhibition “No Straight Lines: Queer Culture in Comics” with Andrew Farago of the Cartoon Art Museum in San Francisco. This led to the 2012 book No Straight
MFAW-VT Student–but just days away from turning into an alum–Ian August’s play INTERVIEWESE, is a winner of the Garry Marshall Theatre’s New Works Festival and will be getting a public reading on May 30th, directed by Carolyn Hennesy (General Hospital, Cougar Town). Ian will
We’re pleased to announce that Los Angeles Review of Books has posted a selection by Kenny Fries from the new edition of our Goddard MFA in Creative Writing faculty anthology, Alchemy of the Word. The book is available from the publisher website,
MFAW-WA faculty member Beatrix Gates has two poems, “Chaco Canyon” and “My mother lately,” in the current issue of her local paper, The Weekly Packet, published by Penobscot Bay Press for the Blue Hill Peninsula.
MFAW-VT student Emma Meistrich has work published in Blue Agave Literary Journal
Recent MFAW-WA graduate Jonathan Clarke has just published his MFAW thesis P.O.E.— available at Amazon.
Recent MFAW-VT Alum Anne Boaden’s essay, “Order Up” (a series of seven mini-essays) has been published by NELLE (Issue #1, 2018), the literary journal of the University of Alabama at Birmingham. The issue is not yet on their website, but it
MFAW-WA faculty member Beatrix Gates has received an appointment as an Alan Jutzi Fellow for Non-traditional Scholars at the Huntington Library next year. The fellowship is for the poetry project, “Good Seeing: Poem of the Full Sky,” which highlights 20th
Rahna Reiko Rizzuto’s novel Shadow Child will be published on May 8th, and her book launch is May 10th in Brooklyn. All are invited! There will be light refreshments, celebration, and a special bonus: a chance to meet Hannah Tinti, bestselling author of The Twelve
A Bellagio Center residency is considered one of the world’s most prestigious. The Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center, through a combination of conferences and residency programs, supports the work of scholars, artists, thought leaders, policymakers, and practitioners who share in the Foundation’s
MFAW-VT faculty member Douglas A. Martin’s book, Acker, is reviewed in this week’s New York Times Book Review. “Whether the reader is an Acker novice or an aficionado, seeing that insistently transgressive artist through Martin’s eyes offers new insights into her brilliance
The Firecracker Awards are given each year to celebrate the best of independent and self-published literature. This year, faculty members Kenny Fries and Douglas A. Martin are both nominated in the non-fiction category for their books, Acker a critical study of writer
MFAW-VT faculty member Deborah Brevoort has been invited to serve as a mentor to the Rainmaker musical theatre initiative in Kenya, a new program that is being led by Kenyan pop composer Eric Wainaina. The first workshop will be held