MFAW-VT faculty member Kenny Fries’s “Crossing the Border While Disabled,” which was originally published as part of his Disability Beat column for How We Get To Next, has been translated into French.
MFAW-WA Faculty member Beatrix Gates is interviewed in Poetry Northwest by senior editor and MFAW student Jaimie Li.
MFAW-WA faculty member Bhanu Kapil has been awarded a 2020 Cholmondeley Award by the UK Society of Authors. These awards, which are considered the ‘leading lifetime achievement award for British poets’ are given to poets for their general body of work and contribution to poetry.
Goddard faculty member Douglas A. Martin launches his new book, Wolf, and a 20th anniversary edition of his first novel.
Read Aimee Liu’s new essay in LitHub and interview of Donna Hemans in The Rumpus. Links here.
MFAW-WA faculty member Aimee Liu’s newly released novel Glorious Boy received three more wonderful reviews this week. Join her at the AWP bookclub on Friday.
On June 5th, join Goddard faculty member Bhanu Kapil and poets from the UK and North America to mourn, witness, dream, nourish and celebrate black life.
San Bernardino, Singing, the first anthology of literature about the city, launches this week. Each day, May 25 – 31, at 3 pm, they will release a new video and hold a Zoom live session (total time including video and conversation: 30 minutes) to celebrate this wonderful new addition to California’s literary history. Join Keenan on Day 5!
Liu’s new novel made Booklist’s Top 10 Historical Fiction list for 2020, and is AWP’s Virtual Book Club pick for June.
Faculty member Bhanu Kapil’s poetry collection How To Wash A Heart (Liverpool University Press), is the Poetry Book Society Choice for the summer.