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Kimberly Lojewski's (MFA'15) debut story collection published by Burrows Press.

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

The story collection, Worm Fiddling Nocturne in the Key of a Broken Heart, is reviewed in Kirkus Reviews.  It is set to be released on September 18, 2018.  The book release party will take place in...

Natasha Trethewey (MFA'95) appointed to American Academy of Arts and Sciences' new Commission on the Arts

Friday, August 10, 2018

The American Academy of Arts and Sciences is launching a new Commission on the Arts. With distinguished cochairs, including UMass MFA alum and former Poet Laureate of the United States Natasha...

Kamila Shamsie (MFA'98) wins Britain's Women's Prize for Fiction

Friday, July 27, 2018

Kamila Shamsie’s Home Fire, which reworks Sophocles’ tragedy Antigone to tell the story of a British Muslim family’s connection to Islamic State, has won the Women’s Prize for Fiction, acclaimed by...

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...

Nicholas Montemarano (MFA'00) new novel reviewed in New York Times

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Nicholas Montemarano's (MFA'00) new novel, The Senator's Children (Tin House Books, Nov. 2017), was reviewed in the New York Times on Dec. 18, 2017.  Read the review here.

Reviews published of Dorothea Lasky's (MFA'04) new book of poetry, "Milk"

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Dorothea Lasky's (MFA'04) new book of poetry, Milk, is reviewed by The Arkansas International and The Literary Hub.