She’d been feeling sad all week and she said it was because of a conflict with her lover or place of employ or caused by reading too many vacuous comments in the newspaper and the proud ignorance and misanthropy of
When the Supreme Court issued its historic decision affirming marriage equality on June 26, the MFAW-VT residency had just gotten underway. Taking time out from her G-4 study planning, Em Bowen answered a request from the National Journal for an
Minneapolis AWP — Check! I write this sitting cross-legged on the nubby zebra-print carpet of Seattle’s SeaTac airport. A friend dropped me off an hour early and I couldn’t be happier with the extra time to just chill. At the
By Cody Pherigo Diane Ackerman explores the history and deeper workings of play and how it is entangled with the creative process in her book Deep Play. She opens with a definition and a premise: PLAY. It is an activity
This past weekend, it snowed on the Vermont campus! If you’ve still got the chills, or are dreading next winter, or summer is your winter, learn how to
Check out Faculty member Rebecca Brown’s essay on opera diva Stephanie Blythe in The Stranger… “…The word “diva” is Italian for “goddess,” and human culture is full of humans who, if they try to approach the divine too closely, get
From an article by Goddard student Autumn Phillips, a journalist in southern Illinois: I’ve been reading a book by John Edgar Wideman called “The Homewood Books.” It’s a collection of stories about Homewood, a predominantly African-American neighborhood in Pittsburgh. It’s
MFAW-VT Alum (’14), Kelly Avery’s essay, “How to Wait for Morning” was published in The Quotable which then nominated the essay for a Pushcart Prize.In October, Kelly signed with agent Michelle Johnson of Inklings Literary, who will represent the novel
MFAW-VT Alum (Spring 14) Joslyn Robinson just had her second article published on the online literary genre magazine, The Artifice. Here is the link: http://the-artifice.com/writers-guide-hero-journey/ Congratulations, Joslyn!
Goddard MFA Faculty member Aimee Liu’s essay, inspired by the author Meredith Hall, has been published by the Los Angeles Review of Books. A version of this essay was Aimee’s commencement address last summer in Port Townsend, Goddard’s West Coast
Darcey Steinke’s essay on southern high school boy fights is up at the website Killing the Buddha and she has an essay about her friend Barry Hannah up on The Millions.
Jan Clausen read from her new poetry title, Veiled Spill: A Sequence, in October in New York City at Bureau of General Studies Queer Division at The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center and in Philadelphia at the Wooden Shoe Books and
FACULTY Ryan Boudinot‘s story “Readers and Writers,” originally published in Post Road and nominated for a Pushcart Prize, is a story of the month on the Committee Room. An interview with Ryan appears in the inaugural issue of online magazine