• MFAW student Ni’Ja Whitson’s world premiere performance piece–“A Meditation on Tongues” is written up in today’s New York Times.

    The choreographer Ni’Ja Whitson’s “A Meditation on Tongues” is a live adaptation of “Tongues Untied,”…[Read more]

  • The Writer posted an update 6 months, 1 week ago

    MFAW-VT alumni Christian Peet’s Tarpaulin Sky Magazine (not his press) has just launched a post-election special. Here’s the link: https://tarpaulinsky.com/us-election-2016/

    This special includes MFAW faculty Jan Clausen and BFA faculty Arisa White.

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  • MFAW-WA student Charles Fairchild\’s short story, \”Willa Jones,\” has been published in The Pinch Literary Journal (print only). Congratulations!

  • The Writer posted an update 7 months ago

    Congratulations to MFAW-VT student Ian August\’s whose short play, \”Queens of the Realm,\” was published in The Best Ten-Minute Plays 2016. Also, two monologues from his full-length play The Goldilocks Zone were published in The Best Women\’s Stage Monologues 2016. Both anthologies are published by Smith and Kraus.

  • MFAW-VT Alumna Lucy Snyder\’s story, \”Along The Scenic Route,\” is in the anthology X-Files: Secret Agendas from IDW Publishing. Congratulations, Lucy!

  • Congratulations to MFAW alumna Kita Mehaffy, whose short play Civilization will be produced in Santa Fe next month by Ironweed Productions!

  • Goddard MFAW students and alumni keep getting their work, and themselves, out into the world. Here’s what went down, and out, in September. Congratulations, all!

    MFAW-VT Alumna LUCY SNYDER’s story, “While the Black Stars Burn” is in the new issue of TURN TO ASH, and her poems “Scary”, “Dangerous” and “turnt” are in the new anthology SCARY OUT…[Read more]

  • The Writer posted an update 8 months ago

    Alumna DAWN RENEE JONES has been selected to be one of 4 resident playwrights at The Goodman Theatre in Chicago. She was selected from more than 70 applicants. After receiving the Ruby bridges Prize for her Goddard MFAW thesis play, A HEAP SEE, she workshopped the play at Southern Rep and then used that version to apply to the Goodman. She will be…[Read more]

  • What some Goddard MFAW students and alumni did this summer! Good to see how so many get their work out into the world! Congratulations, all!

    MFAW Alumna Chana Porter’s play PHANTASMAGORIA or Let Us Seek Death!, which swirls Mary Shelley’s life with the Frankenstein story, will be at the Ellen Stewart theater at La MaMa October…[Read more]

  • The Writer posted an update 11 months ago

    MFA alumna Liz Kellebrew is thrilled to announce that a short story from her Goddard thesis, “The Bee Charmer,” was published in the latest edition of The Coachella Review. Congratulations!

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  • The Writer posted an update 1 year ago

    Special Vermont Residency Occasion: On Sunday, June 26, 2016 at 7pm—after graduation—we will be holding a Bon Voyage Garden Party for a number of our community elders.
    As most of you already know, Paul Selig resigned after 22 years in the MFAW program, with 18 of those years as Director. (Luckily, he has already returned to us as a member of our…[Read more]

  • The Writer posted an update 1 year, 1 month ago

    SUBMIT! GrubStreet, a non-profit creative writing center located in the heart of downtown Boston, is seeking emerging writers to contribute to our new series, “Writers React,” on GrubWrites, an online publication with a dedicated following. GrubWrites has recently featured such authors as Alexander Chee, Lauren Groff, and Viet Thanh Nguyen.

    F…[Read more]

  • The Writer posted an update 1 year, 1 month ago

    Michelle Embree and Keith Backhaus (both Goddard MFA Alumni) discuss his latest book I, Dagger, and Empty City Press.

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  • The Writer posted an update 1 year, 2 months ago

    Bhanu and Reiko will be reading together on April 1 at the University of Hawaii Hilo, and discussing the issues, discoveries and possibilities when writing about home.

  • The Writer posted an update 1 year, 2 months ago

    #Space#Poetry from Rob Bass

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  • The Writer posted an update 1 year, 2 months ago

    #Space#Poetry from Juanita Kirton. Tweeted and on the way into space. Thank you!

  • The Writer posted an update 1 year, 2 months ago

    Goddard MFA alumna Dawn Renee Jones has won the Southern Rep Theatre’s Ruby Prize for a new play with her thesis, A HEAP SEE. Besides a monetary prize, she will be heading to Hedgebrook for 2 weeks in April and then to New York City for a workshop of the play. Needless to say, many people at Goddard and in Port Townsend remember the play well…[Read more]

  • The Writer posted an update 1 year, 3 months ago

    Goddard MFA alumna Kita Mehaffy’s thesis play Blowing the Arrows was selected as a semi-finalist (still in the running for finalist) for the O’Neill 2016 National Playwrights Conference. This week she was also notified that a short play of hers will be produced on the outskirts of Chicago and one of her short stories has won the Ingrid Reti…[Read more]

  • The Writer posted an update 1 year, 3 months ago

    MFAW-VT student Lucy Snyder’s short story collection While the Black Stars Burn has been nominated for a Bram Stoker Award! Congratulations, Lucy!​

  • The Writer posted an update 1 year, 3 months ago

    Goddard MFAW alumna Erin Fristad’s first poetry collection, The Glass Jar, (spawned from her fifteen years in the commercial fishing industry) will be published by Finishing Line Press. You can order your copy today at finishinglinepress.com

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