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SIN BUG: AIDS, Poetry, and Queer Resilience in Philadelphia by CAConrad

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

A new essay by visiting faculty member CAConrad was published in the Poetry Foundation: SIN BUG: AIDS, Poetry, and Queer Resilience in Philadelphia

Sabina Murray Named Spotlight Scholar

Thursday, April 2, 2020

MFA faculty member Sabina Murray has been named a 2019–2020 UMass Amherst Spotlight Scholar. The Spotlight Scholar program publicly acknowledges highly-accomplished faculty and their professional...

Andrea Lawlor (MFA '12) wins 2020 Whiting Award in Fiction

Thursday, March 26, 2020

Andrea Lawlor (MFA '12) was named a 2020 Whiting Award Winner in Fiction. The $50,000 Whiting Award is presented annually to 10 emerging U.S. writers in fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and drama. ...

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.