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THE WONDERLING by Mira Bartok (MFA'08) makes long list for CILIP Carnegie Medal

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

THE WONDERLING is on the first long list for the CILIP Carnegie Medal.  It is the UK's oldest and most prestigious children's book award and considered to be the gold standard in children's...

Arisa White's (MFA'06) BIDDY MASON SPEAKS UP, to be published in February, 2019

Monday, October 29, 2018

Biddy Mason Speaks Up will be released in February 2019 by Heyday Books as part of the "Fighting for Justice" series by Arisa White and Laura Atkins.  The books are recommended for children ages 8...

Lines from Ocean Vuong's poem

Friday, October 26, 2018

Lines from OCEAN VUONG's poem “After Rapture” were sampled and included in the recording of the song “Brutal | False Skull 5” by the artist “How to Dress Well” on the album The Anteroom (Domino...

Jennifer Jacobson to participate in the Women in Arts Leadership Symposium

Friday, October 26, 2018

The Women in Arts Leadership Symposium will connect UMass and Five College students and alumnae with emerging and professional arts leaders through workshops and network building. By sharing their...
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Ocean Vuong wrote poems which are featured in the new Maggie Gyllenhaal film The Kindergarten Teacher

Monday, October 15, 2018

Ocean Vuong wrote poems which are featured in the new Maggie Gyllenhaal film The Kindergarten Teacher, which was released via Netflix on October 12, 2018 (http://www.latimes.com/entertainment...
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RED CLOCKS by Leni Zumas (MFA'04) chosen by TIME as a BEST NOVEL OF 2018 SO FAR

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

RED CLOCKS was chosen by TIME as a Best Novel of 2018 So Far and by Vulture as one of the 100 Most Important Books of the 21st Century.   Additional comments about the book include:...