Announcing the 2022 MFA Award Winners
Congratulations to all!
Academy of American Poets Prize
Winner: Mark Bias
Judge: Stephanie Young
Juniper Initiative for Literary Arts and Action at the University of Massachusetts Amherst receives $11,600 grant from the Mass Cultural Council
Tuesday, November 1, 2022
The Juniper Initiative for Literary Arts and Action received $11,600 from the Massachusetts Cultural Council to support outstanding literary arts programming in Western Mass. Funding from MCC...
Ocean Vuong Publishes New Poetry Collection
Friday, April 8, 2022
Ocean Vuong’s new poetry collection, Time Is a Mother, was released this week. In anticipation of the book release, Vuong was recently interviewed by Time Magazine, PBS NewsHour, NPR’s Fresh Air,...
Awards and a New Publication for Joy Ladin (MFA ’95)
Monday, February 14, 2022
The University of Massachusetts Amherst's Joy Ladin (MFA ‘95) is having a good winter. In January 2022, the Jewish Book Council announced the 2021 National Book Award winners and Ladin’s The Book...
MFA Alumni Awarded Mass Cultural Council Artist Fellowships
Friday, January 28, 2022
English MFA alumni JR Mahung (MFA '21) and Claudia Wilson (MFA '21) were awarded Artist Fellowships in Poetry by Mass Cultural Council. Joy Ladin (MFA '95) received a finalist award....
Shastri Akella (MFA '14) Awarded Fellowship at the Fine Arts Work Center
Wednesday, September 8, 2021
Shastri Akella (MFA '14) was selected as a 2021-22 Writing Fellow in Fiction at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown. ...
Su-Yee Lin (MFA '12) Named 2021 NYSCA/NYFA Fellow
Thursday, July 22, 2021
Su-Yee Lin (MFA '12) was named a 2021 NYSCA/NYFA Fellow in Fiction. ...