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Karen Skolfield's (MFA'98) "Battle Dress" Chosen for Barnard Women Poets Prize

Monday, May 7, 2018

The MFA for Poets and Writers is pleased to announce that Karen Skolfield (MFA’98) is the winner of the 2018 Barnard Women Poets Prize for Battle Dress, her second collection of poems.  ...
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Ocean Vuong is co-founder of the Center for Refugee Poetics

Monday, April 30, 2018

Ocean Vuong has co-founded, along with the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center, the "Center for Refugee Poetics", a space for exploring the global refugee experience through the arts. This...
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Dara Wier participates in event supporting Noah Webster House

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Dara Wier participated in a celebration of words and language to support the Noah Webster House & West Hartford Historical Society at its signature annual fundraiser; it's the 190th anniversary...
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Ocean Vuong's debut novel On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous accepted for publication

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Ocean Vuong's forthcoming novel, On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous, has been accepted for publication in the U.S. by Penguin Press (as well as in the UK by Jonathan Cape, in Germany by Hanser, in...
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Kamila Shamsie's (MFA'98) HOME FIRE is on The Guardian's longlist for 2018 Women's Prize for Fiction

Friday, March 30, 2018

From murderers to mermaids, the “whole wealth of experience” features on the longlist for the 2018 Women’s prize for fiction, according to chair of judges Sarah Sands, giving the lie to “that...
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Noy Holland wins the Katherine Anne Porter Award in Literature

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

The American Academy of Arts and Letters Announces the 2018 Literature Award Winners ...
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