Rahna Reiko Rizzuto

  • 2007 MFAW alumna Radha (formerly Heather Leah Huddleston) celebrates the release of her first novel “Mary Walks” on Sunday, June 30th, at the Movement Lab studio above R. House in Baltimore, MD. Twenty years in the making, “Mary Walks” is an alternate, imaginative view of one of history’s most enigmatic young women: Mary, mother of Jesus. R…[Read more]

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    Faculty member Rahna Reiko Rizzuto talks MFAs and Goddard’s pioneering program on The MFAProject today. Read it for some free advice you can share with your friends.
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    In Lake Forest Park at Third Place Books and at Green Apple Books & Music in San Francisco.
    As is customary, the fall issue will be available for purchase just in time for the spring residencies in Plainfield and in Port Townsend and immediately thereafter at the bookstores listed above.

    I made another discovery as our…[Read more]

  • Beautiful piece from alumna Stacy Clark (and so nice to see something from a packet evolve and get published!). Congratulations!
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  • Looking for something good to put on your reading list? Check out these recommendations from the incomparable Rigoberto Gonzalez.
    [bpfb_link url=’http://www.nbcnews.com/news/latino/summer-reading-list-9-great-new-books-latino-authors-n388826′ title=’Summer Reading List: 9 Great New Books by Latino Authors – NBC News’…[Read more]

  • Congratulations, Vermont graduates! Can’t wait to see what comes next for you.

  • Women writers! The Hedgebrook applications are OPEN. Apply for a fully-funded residency. July 28th deadline. The landscape is breathtaking, but what’s truly beautiful about Hedgebrook is the haven of safety and support it offers its residents. Playwright Paula Vogel spoke about Hedgebrook’s “radical hospitality,” where women are mothered and…[Read more]

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    Congratulations, Aimee! Well deserved!

  • Richard Flanagan, “On Not Being Bezosed,” from opening night of the 2015 PEN World Voices Festival: “For in here the novel may well be dead, but out there wisdom cries out in the streets and the novel will—as it always has—regard it. And that novel will remind us not only of who we are and what we have lost, but also all that we might yet be.” Ch…[Read more]

  • Thought For The Day: Setting the scene, locating your character, revealing her motivations…that’s all discovery material just for you, the writer. Once you have discovered, then you can begin. When you are writing your drafts, start with emotion, put your character into turmoil, and add the action. Feel the difference?
    (from a recent response letter)

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  • Come join us at Vortex! Here’s what we have in store:

    RAHNA REIKO RIZZUTO: Postcards to Self: A New Way into Memoir

    VICTORIA REDEL: Mystery and Necessity

    CAROLE DESANTI: Trust the Process

    HANNAH TINTI: Inspired by Nature

    RUTH OZEKI: The Writer’s Mind: Meditation & Writing
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  • If you are looking for a great book to put on next semester’s reading list, to propose to your book club, or just to spend the day with, PEN announced the finalists for $150,000 in prizes yesterday. How difficult is it to choose five books out of nearly 200? Very. I know.

    The shortlist for the John Kenneth Galbraith award, a $10,000 prize for…[Read more]

  • The New VIDA count is LIVE. Check here for the 2014 VIDA count and the first ever Women of Color VIDA count. In the words of Amy King, Executive Board member (and Visiting Professional at Goddard):

    “If racism were an easy institution to unveil, our country would have eliminated a great deal of discriminatory practices more than a hundred…[Read more]

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