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Joy Ladin (MFA'95) interviewed in MassPoetry

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

JOY LADIN (MFA'95) is interviewed by MassPoetry.  Read  the interview, "Getting to Know Joy Ladin and Her New Book, The Future is Trying to Tell Us Something: New and Selected Poems," at the...

Two new works by Peter Gizzi

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

PETER GIZZI  has a new book, "New Poems" (Brother in Elysium, 2017), said to be a follow-up to "Archeophonics."   "In the Air, Essays on the Poetry of Peter Gizzi," edited by Anthony Caleshu ...

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,...

Ocean Vuong interviewed by BBC Radio 4 program "The Echo Chamber"

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Ocean Vuong was recently interviewed by Paul Farley as part of the BBC Radio 4 program "The Echo Chamber."    Ocean Vuong was awarded the Felix Dennis Prize for Best First Collection for his debut...