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Madeline ffitch reads from new novel

Thursday, September 5, 2019

MFA alumna Madeline ffitch will read from her new novel, Stay and Fight, at Amherst Books on Friday, September 13 at 7:00 p.m. Stay and Fight, one of the New York Times' most anticipated books of...

André Alexis among 12 writers longlisted for Scotiabank Giller Prize

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

MFA Visiting Faculty 2019-20 André Alexis' Days by Moonlight is among the 12 books longlisted for the 2019 Scotiabank Giller Prize, an annual $100,000 award that recognizes the best in Canadian...

The novel "Bunny" by Mona Awad, MFA Visiting Faculty 2019-20, to be made into TV series

Friday, June 14, 2019

Mona Awad's novel, "Bunny," was released June 11, 2019 by Viking. AMC Networks has acquired the rights to the novel to develop into a television series. ...

Ocean Vuong talks about debut novel on Late Night with Seth Myers

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Ocean Vuong talks about his debut novel, "On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous" on Late Night with Seth Myers.  Here's the link:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cQl_qbWwCwU

Ocean Vuong profiled in New York Times as new novel "On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous" released on June 4, 2019

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Ocean Vuong makes his fiction debut with release of "On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous".  Read the New York Times profile here:...

Lev Raphael's (MFA'78) 26th book released

Thursday, May 9, 2019

Lev Raphael is the author of 26 books in genres from memoir to mystery.  His latest book, "State University of Murder" was released April 7, 2019 from Perseverence Press.  Read his blogpost here...