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

Dara Wier's In the Still of the Night reviewed in Tarpaulin Sky

Monday, November 20, 2017

DARA WIER's  IN THE STILL OF THE NIGHT was reviewed by Katy Colby for Tarpaulin Sky. Read the review here.   Dara also has new poems in the newest BIG WEDNESDAY and she's reading for the...

Dara Wier's In the Still of the Night named one of Best Books 2017

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

DARA WIER's In the Still of the Night was named by Publishers Weekly as one of the Best Books of 2017, a five books short list for poetry.  Dara will be reading on November 18th as part of Berl's...

Ocean Vuong's Night Sky With Exit Wounds named a finalist in U.K.'s most prestigious prize, The T.S. Eliot Prize for Poetry

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Ocean Vuong's debut collection covering war, migration and America has been shortlisted for the United Kingdom's most lucrative and prestigious poetry prize, the T.S. Eliot Prize.  Vuong, a member...

Two MFA alumni, Andrea Lawlor (MFA'12) and Stella Corso (MFA'14) have debut books published by Rescue Press

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

STELLA CORSO's (MFA'14) debut collection of poetry is called Tantrum.  Stella is a writer and performer living in Western Massachusetts. A founding member of the Connecticut River Valley Poets...

Edie Meidav writes about her time in Cyprus as a Fulbright Scholar

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Edie Meidav received a Fulbright and spent the summer in Cyprus researching, among other things, the poet C. P. Cavafy.   "Dispatches from Nicosia: Birds, Cats and the Cyprus Talks" was recently...

Ocean Vuong profiled in The Guardian

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

The profile "War Baby: The Amazing Story of Ocean Vuong, Former Refugeee and Prize-Winning Poet" was featured in The Guardian on Oct. 3, 2017.