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!
Faculty member Bhanu Kapil’s poetry collection How To Wash A Heart (Liverpool University Press), is the Poetry Book Society Choice for the summer.
MFAW-WA Faculty member Aimee Liu’s new novel Glorious Boy had a spectacular launch week, capped by its selection by Parade as a Best Beach Read of 2020 and by the NY Post as a Best Book of the Week.
Big things are happening for MFAW-WA Faculty Member Aimee Liu’s forthcoming novel Glorious Boy, which Publishers Weekly says “upends the clichés of the white savior narrative.” Join her celebrations and appearances as the novel launches tomorrow!
MFAW Faculty member Aimee Liu talks about pandemic publishing and her new novel, Glorious Boy, in Ms. Magazine.
Goddard MFAW faculty member Bhanu Kapil was a recipient of the Windham Campbell prize ($165,000 or £141,000) one of the highest literary honors in the world, which is awarded to highlight literary achievement and provide writers with the opportunity to focus on their work independent of financial concerns.
MFAW-VT faculty member Kenny Fries was keynote speaker for “Our Voices: Navigating Identities in the Fulbright Program,” held recently at the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam. On Feb 13, he was part of a panel discussion called “Think Intersectional Anti-Semitism,“ held...
MFAW-WA faculty member Aimee Liu is thrilled to announce that her forthcoming novel Glorious Boy has been selected as one of Good Housekeeping’s 20 Best Books of 2020.
MFAW-VT faculty member Rogelio Martinez’s play, Born in East Berlin, just received a terrific review in The San Francisco Chronicle. The headline reads: “Springsteen is the spark, the footnotes the fire in Born in East Berlin.”
MFAW faculty member Richard Panek wrote the cover story for the March 2020 issue of Scientific American: How a Dispute over a Single Number Became a Cosmological Crisis. “Two divergent measurements of how fast the universe is expanding cannot both be right. Something must give—but what?”