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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. ...

Steven Tagle (MFA '16) Named 2021 ICWA Fellow

Monday, July 19, 2021

The Institute of Current World Affairs has named Steven Tagle (MFA '16) a 2021 Fellow. He will be spending the next two years studying the history and culture of Greece’s border regions: https:/...

Ocean Vuong Featured in TODAY

Thursday, June 3, 2021

Ocean Vuong spoke with TODAY about writing, identity, and the life he has built for himself. Read the full article: Author Ocean Vuong on how 'queerness' made him a better person

In Memoriam: Donald Junkins, Professor Emeritus of English

Friday, April 30, 2021

Donald Junkins, professor emeritus of English, died at 89 years old on Thursday, April 15, in Irvine, Calif....

UMass English Headliners at the 2021 Massachusetts Poetry Festival

Friday, April 16, 2021

Sadie Dupuis (MFA '14), Martín Espada, and Dara Wier are among the headliners for the 2021 Massachusetts Poetry Festival, May 13–16, 2021....

"Everywhere You Don't Belong" by Gabriel Bump (MFA '17) To Be Adapted for Television

Friday, April 16, 2021

Concordia Studio, the studio set up by An Inconvenient Truth director Davis Guggenheim and former Participant exec Jonathan King, is adapting Gabriel Bump’s (MFA '17) book Everywhere You Don’t...