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

Friday, January 19, 2018

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

Ocean Vuong wins prestigious 2017 T.S. Eliot Prize for Night Sky With Exit Wounds

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Poet Ocean Vuong, an assistant professor in the UMass Amherst's MFA for Poets and Writers program, is the winner of the 2017 T.S. Eliot Prize for his debut collection “Night Sky with Exit Wounds,”...

Gabe Bump's (MFA'17) novel, Everywhere You Don't Belong, accepted for publication

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Congratulations to Gabe Bump (MFA '17), whose novel Everywhere You Don't Belong will be published by Algonquin Books. The novel follows a young black man who comes of age in South Shore, Chicago,...