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Jennifer Jacobson to be panelist and Edie Meidav to be keynote speaker at WriteAngles Conference

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

On November 17, Jennifer Jacobson will be part of the panel, “She Did What? Weaving the Elements of Fiction into a Story,” at the WriteAngles Conference, Mount Holyoke College’s Willits-Hallowell...

MONUMENT is a new collection of poems from Natasha Trethewey (MFA'95)

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

NATASHA TRETHEWEY, two term U.S. Poet Laureate, Pulitzer Prize winner, and 2017 Heinz Award recipient, has written five collections of poetry and one book of nonfiction. Her latest collection, ...

THE WONDERLING by Mira Bartok (MFA'08) makes long list for CILIP Carnegie Medal

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

THE WONDERLING is on the first long list for the CILIP Carnegie Medal.  It is the UK's oldest and most prestigious children's book award and considered to be the gold standard in children's...

Arisa White's (MFA'06) BIDDY MASON SPEAKS UP, to be published in February, 2019

Monday, October 29, 2018

Biddy Mason Speaks Up will be released in February 2019 by Heyday Books as part of the "Fighting for Justice" series by Arisa White and Laura Atkins.  The books are recommended for children ages 8...

Lines from Ocean Vuong's poem

Friday, October 26, 2018

Lines from OCEAN VUONG's poem “After Rapture” were sampled and included in the recording of the song “Brutal | False Skull 5” by the artist “How to Dress Well” on the album The Anteroom (Domino...

Jennifer Jacobson to participate in the Women in Arts Leadership Symposium

Friday, October 26, 2018

The Women in Arts Leadership Symposium will connect UMass and Five College students and alumnae with emerging and professional arts leaders through workshops and network building. By sharing their...