MFAW-VT faculty member Rogelio Martinez’s play, Born in East Berlin, just received a terrific review in The San Francisco Chronicle. The headline reads: “Springsteen is the spark, the footnotes the fire in Born in East Berlin.”
MFAW faculty member Richard Panek wrote the cover story for the March 2020 issue of Scientific American: How a Dispute over a Single Number Became a Cosmological Crisis. “Two divergent measurements of how fast the universe is expanding cannot both be right. Something must give—but what?”
MFAW-VT faculty member Rogelio Martinez’s play, Born in East Berlin, has its World Premiere at the San Francisco Playhouse. The first performance was February 6th. If you are in the area, don’t miss it!
MFAW faculty member Beatrix Gates’s new book, desire lines, is out in a letterpress limited edition from Artifact Press. desire lines, makes “a weathered map of memory and migration, forced and chosen, through seasons of change.”
MFAW-VT faculty member Rogelio Martinez was interviewed on Open Air-- a weekly magazine of the performing arts in the Bay Area. To listen to the interview from the webpage, go here. (FYI: It is about 40 minutes into the show.) KALW’s weekly magazine of the performing...
MFAW faculty member Richard Panek’s interview about his new book The Trouble with Gravity leads off the latest installment of the PBS series “SciTech Now.”
From the award-winning author of Flygirl comes this powerful WWII romance between two Japanese teens caught in the cogs of an unwinnable war, perfect for fans of Salt to the Sea, Lovely War, and Code Name Verity. Faculty member Sherri L. Smith’s new novel is an Amazon Best Book for February.
We are thrilled to announce that MFAW-VT faculty member John McManus is one of the eight winners of the prestigious American Academy Arts and Letters Award in Literature. This $10,000 award is given for "exceptional accomplishment" in any genre. From the press...
Victoria Nelson's essay on Vladimir Sorokin's novel DAY OF THE OPRICHNIK and its relevance to current politics in Russia and the U.S. is out in the Los Angeles Review of Books.Her essay "Letter from London: Mother Moorcock" on Michael Moorcock's MOTHER LONDON appeared...
MFAW-VT faculty member Deborah Brevoort’s opera ALBERT NOBBS, written with composer Patrick Soluri, was one of the winners of the Frontiers Competition at Ft. Worth Opera. Selections from the opera will be presented at FWO on May 8 & 9.