MFA Director Brian Turner to participate on a panel (“Poetry in Conflicts”) in Berlin, Germany, during summer 2016.
MFA Faculty Rebecca Makkai was a visiting faculty member at the Iowa Writers Workshop this fall.
MFA Faculty Laura McCullough has two panels accepted for AWP (Los Angeles, 2016): one on Poetry and Creative Non-fiction, the other on Race and Diversity in the Creative Writing Classroom.
MFA Faculty Laura McCullough serving as guest poetry editor for Bridge Eight Literary Magazine, Fall 2015.
MFA Faculty Rebecca Makkai to at the Tin House Summer Writer’s Workshop this summer; also the Seaside Writers Workshop, and the Lighthouse Writers Workshop.
MFA Faculty A.S. King won the Amelia Elizabeth Walden Award for her 2014 novel, Glory O’Brien’s History of the Future at the National Council of Teachers of English/ ALAN workshop in November.
has sold her two forthcoming young adult books to Andrew Karre at Dutton. Publication dates will be fall 2016 and 2018.
essay on backpacking the Pacific Crest Trail with her dog and sailing the Atlantic Ocean on a tallship (“Wind and Waves”) is forthcoming from O-Dark-Thirty in February.
book of graphic nonfiction, Imagine Wanting Only This, is forthcoming from Pantheon Books in 2017.
MFA Faculty Steven Church’s fourth book of nonfiction, a book-length essay titled One with the Tiger: On Savagery and Intimacy will be released by Soft Skull Press in Fall 2016.