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Peter Gizzi a Finalist for National Book Award

Thursday, October 6, 2016

We’re proud to share that Professor Peter Gizzi is a finalist for the 2016 National Book Award in poetry for his new collection Archeophonics (Wesleyan University Press). He is a finalist alongside...

James W. Foley University of Massachusetts Memorial Prize

Thursday, October 6, 2016

The MFA for Poets and Writers invites you to join us in the creation of the James W. Foley University of Massachusetts Memorial Prize, which honors the life and writing of MFA/fiction alumnus,...

MFA Candidate Brendan Bowles Wins Writers Trust of Canada Award

Monday, October 3, 2016

MFA for Poets and Writers fiction candidate Brendan Bowles (MFA '17) has won the RBC Bronwen Wallace Award for Emerging Writers, a $5000 short story prize awarded by the Writers Trust of Canada to...