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Natasha Trethewey (MFA'95) appointed to American Academy of Arts and Sciences' new Commission on the Arts

Friday, August 10, 2018

The American Academy of Arts and Sciences is launching a new Commission on the Arts. With distinguished cochairs, including UMass MFA alum and former Poet Laureate of the United States Natasha...
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Kamila Shamsie (MFA'98) wins Britain's Women's Prize for Fiction

Friday, July 27, 2018

Kamila Shamsie’s Home Fire, which reworks Sophocles’ tragedy Antigone to tell the story of a British Muslim family’s connection to Islamic State, has won the Women’s Prize for Fiction, acclaimed by...
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Nicholas Montemarano (MFA'00) new novel reviewed in New York Times

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Nicholas Montemarano's (MFA'00) new novel, The Senator's Children (Tin House Books, Nov. 2017), was reviewed in the New York Times on Dec. 18, 2017.  Read the review here.
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Reviews published of Dorothea Lasky's (MFA'04) new book of poetry, "Milk"

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Dorothea Lasky's (MFA'04) new book of poetry, Milk, is reviewed by The Arkansas International and The Literary Hub.  
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Dorothea Lasky's (MFA'04) poem "Agatha" is the poem-of-the-day from the Academy of American Poets

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

On April 2, 2018, Dorothea Lasky (MFA'04) has the poem-of-the-day at the Academy of American Poets.  The title of the poem is "Agatha."  Read the poem here.
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JoAnna Novak (MFA'14) is interviewed in Chicago Review of Books

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

JoAnna Novak (MFA'14) is interviewed in the Chicago Review of Books regarding her new book-length poem Noirmania (Inside the Castle, 2018).  There also is a review of the book at The Millions.
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