Pulitzer Prize Winner and MacArthur Fellow Viet Thanh Nguyen Visits UMass Amherst for 2017 Troy Lecture
On November 15, acclaimed author, 2016 Pulitzer Prize winner, 2017 Guggenheim Fellow, and 2017 MacArthur Fellow Viet Thanh Nguyen will deliver a talk titled “War, Fiction, and the Ethics of Memory” at the University of Massachusetts Amherst at 4:30 pm in the Student Union Ballroom.
Friday, October 27, 2017
Thursday, October 19, 2017
The debut poetry collection from Ocean Vuong, assistant professor in the English department's MFA program for poets and writers, has been named a finalist for the 25th T.S. Eliot Prize, the United Kingdom's most lucrative and prestigious poetry prize.
Friday, September 22, 2017
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Thursday, August 31, 2017
Kamila Shamsie '88 MFA is seeing praise for her new novel Home Fire, a retelling of Sophocles' ancient Greek play Antigone. In a recent New York Times review, Home Fire is described as having "one of the most memorable final scenes... in a novel this century".