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Dorothea Lasky's (MFA'04) poem "Agatha" is the poem-of-the-day from the Academy of American Poets

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

On April 2, 2018, Dorothea Lasky (MFA'04) has the poem-of-the-day at the Academy of American Poets.  The title of the poem is "Agatha."  Read the poem here.

JoAnna Novak (MFA'14) is interviewed in Chicago Review of Books

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

JoAnna Novak (MFA'14) is interviewed in the Chicago Review of Books regarding her new book-length poem Noirmania (Inside the Castle, 2018).  There also is a review of the book at The Millions.

Wendy Xu (MFA'14) interviewed in Literary Hub, March 27, 2018

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Read Wendy Xu's  (MFA'14) interview with Literary Hub, on the Impossible Complexity of Immigrant Love, Peter Mischler in Conversation, March 27, 2018.

Henk Rossouw's (MFA'11) new book length poem "Xamissa" published

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Xamissa is a book-length poem that sounds out the city of Cape Town in a joyful elegy for the city of alternate takes. Xamissa adapts the mythical name for the springs and streams running from...

"An Introduction to Emily Hunt" by Henk Rossouw

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Henk Rossouw (MFA'11) wrote an article in the Tupelo Quarterly, June 14, 2018.  Emily Hunt is a 2013 MFA graduate. Read the piece here.

Brendan Bowles (MFA'17) and Kritika Pandey (MFA'19) shortlisted for prestigious 2018 Commonwealth Writers short story prize

Thursday, May 31, 2018

Now in its seventh year, the Prize is for the best piece of unpublished short fiction in English.   Twenty-four outstanding stories from fourteen countries have been selected by an international...