MFAW-WA student Masha Shukovich's short story, entitled "Things With Souls," was just published in WORDPEACE, a semi-annual online literary journal that welcomes international, LGBTQ, and diverse voices; seeks to publish writing that takes a stand against corruption...
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.
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...
Current MFAW-WA student Wren Tuatha’s three poems (from her thesis work from last semester) are now live on The Cafe Review’s site, with the print edition coming soon.
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?”
“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)
Graduating MFAW-VT & WA student Sassafras Lowrey just got her first her first New York Times byline for her article, “The Dog Park Is Bad, Actually.”