The University of Massachusetts Amherst
HFA - College of Humanities & Fine Arts view HFA submenu

Leigh Newman (MFA '06) Recognized by National Magazine Award

Thursday, February 13, 2020

The Paris Review is the recipient of this year’s National Magazine Award for Fiction, recognizing in particular three stories published in 2019: “Foxes,” by Kimberly King Parsons; “Under the Ackee...

Recent Alumni Publications

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Gabriel Bump's ('17) debut novel, Everywhere You Don't Belong, was published by Algonquin Books on February 4, 2020. Read the NYTimes review by Tommy Orange here. Bump is also featured in Poets ...

Ocean Vuong's novel longlisted for National Book Award and Kirkus Award

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Ocean Vuong's novel, On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous, was named on the Longlist for the National Book Award and as a Finalist for the Kirkus Book Award.

Madeline ffitch reads from new novel

Thursday, September 5, 2019

MFA alumna Madeline ffitch will read from her new novel, Stay and Fight, at Amherst Books on Friday, September 13 at 7:00 p.m. Stay and Fight, one of the New York Times' most anticipated books of...

André Alexis among 12 writers longlisted for Scotiabank Giller Prize

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

MFA Visiting Faculty 2019-20 André Alexis' Days by Moonlight is among the 12 books longlisted for the 2019 Scotiabank Giller Prize, an annual $100,000 award that recognizes the best in Canadian...

The novel "Bunny" by Mona Awad, MFA Visiting Faculty 2019-20, to be made into TV series

Friday, June 14, 2019

Mona Awad's novel, "Bunny," was released June 11, 2019 by Viking. AMC Networks has acquired the rights to the novel to develop into a television series. ...