Congratulations to Juanita Kirton for receiving 2nd Prize from Dream Quest One Poetry & Writing Contest for her short story, Fall Skates!
The fellowship comes with $15,000 in unrestricted funds, in order to support her work on her current project: Motherwit, a biomythography that explores healing and inheritance through the eyes of a poet researching her dead godmother.
MFAW-VT alumna Toni Thayer just received an Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Award in Fiction for FY 2020. (This is actually her second award. She also won in 2016 for playwriting.) For more information, go here: More...
“In Maps of Injury, Chera Hammons Miller offers a steady wisdom born from a body and a land under siege. …Hammons’ lyric narratives sing in the face of difficult times and remind us to ‘let the dangerous world in.’” (Sandy Longhorn)
MFAW-WA alumna Angela Gyurko will have a staged reading of her one-act play, A Tale of Two, for the 2020 season of the Seattle Playwrights Salon. The reading will be followed by a guided talk-back to help further develop the play.
MFAW-VT alumnus Jason Graff's latest book, Heckler, is now out from Unsolicited Press. Heckler is a story about forgiveness, about intersecting struggles, about ghosts. Three men seeking forgiveness pass through The Shelby Hotel as part of their...
MFAW alumna Chana Porter's debut novel, The Seep, will be published on January 21st. It’s a utopian alien invasion story about grief and loss, which took seven beautiful, harrowing years to write. Talk about a culmination! What's it about? Here you go: Through...
Cheryl Strayed was one of the biggest names appearing at the conference. She was going to be sitting on a few panels and also be part of a group doing a reading and discussion. I assumed many people there would be wanting to meet her. I also assumed nobody there would want to meet her more than I did.
High School senior, Wally Banks is selling knives door to door, and gets trapped in a man’s house with a dark secret and must escape before it’s too late.
MFAW-WA alumna Tawnya Renelle’s Goddard thesis, The Exquisite Corpse, is being published this month by an independent press in Glasgow, Scotland.