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    The MFA for Poets and Writers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst is a three-year program dedicated to writing workshops and the completion of a book-length manuscript in prose or poetry. Among the oldest and most respected MFA programs in the country, our acclaimed and aesthetically diverse faculty guide students to find their full range of artistic and literary potential.

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Two new works by Peter Gizzi

February 13, 2018

PETER GIZZI  has a new book, "New Poems" (Brother in Elysium, 2017), said to be a follow-up to "Archeophonics."   "In the Air, Essays on the Poetry of Peter Gizzi," edited by Anthony Caleshu ...

Joy Ladin's (MFA'95) recent and upcoming publications include "The Soul of the Stranger: Reading God and the Torah from a Transgender Perspective"

January 19, 2018

In September, 2017, Joy's eighth collection of poetry, Fireworks in the Graveyard, was published by Headmistress Press. ...

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Events

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Visiting Writers Series hosts Colin Barrett

Memorial Hall, University of Massachusetts
8:00 pm

Apr
06

Visiting Writers Series hosts Sarah Ladipo Manyika and Sally Wen Mao

Memorial Hall, University of Massachusetts
8:00 pm

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Faculty Profile

OCEAN VUONG

The University of Massachusetts-Amherst welcomes Ocean Vuong as a full-time faculty member in the English Department's MFA for Poets and Writers.

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