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Yvette Lisa Ndlovu (MFA '22) Selected a a 2021 Tin House YA Fiction Scholar

Sunday, March 7, 2021

Yvette Lisa Ndlovu (MFA '22) was selected a a 2021 Tin House YA Fiction Scholar....

Arthur Boatin's (MFA '75) Play Staged At Maine Playwrights Festival Reading Series

Thursday, March 4, 2021

Arthur Boatin's (MFA '77) first full-length play, The Daughter of the Ruler of the Seas and Tides, will have a staged online reading through the Maine Playwrights Festival Reading Series. The play...
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Haivan Hoang Delivers Keynote Address at UConn Writing Center Conference

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Haivan Hoang's keynote lecture "Why Race Matters when Writing in the Disciplines" recently kicked off the University of Connecticut Writing Center's conference on Racism in the Margins. She shared...
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Rebecca Lorimer Leonard Named a Public Engagement Project 2021 Faculty Fellow

Monday, March 1, 2021

Rebecca Lorimer Leonard has been named as a Public Engagement Project 2021 Faculty Fellow. Lorimer Leonard is an associate professor of English and the Director of the UMass Amherst Writing Program...

MFA part of University Collaboration on Climate Crisis and Collective Action

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Amherst, MA - The University of Massachusetts Fine Arts Center (FAC) in partnership with the Master of Fine Arts for Poets and Writers (MFA), and the School of Earth & Sustainability (SES) is...

MFA Hosts Juniper Literary Festival The World and the Word: Literature of the Ecological Crisis

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Amherst, MA - The University of Massachusetts MFA for Poets and Writers announces the 2021 Juniper Literary Festival. This year’s program, The World and The Word: Literature of the Ecological...