MFA Student Courtney Harler will attend a creative writing class on “Memory & Imagination” taught by Sam Ligo and Kate Lebo at Seattle’s Hugo House
MFA Faculty Patrick Hicks recently had his poem “The Strangers” air on National Public Radio’s Writer’s Almanac and it was also highlighted on PBS’s NewsHour.
MFA Student Courtney Harler is participating in NYC Midnight’s Tenth Annual Short Story Challenge. The First Round takes place January 22-30, 2016.
MFA Faculty Christian Kiefer’s short work has appeared in Zyzzyva, where he has joined the staff as a contributing editor.
MFA Student Courtney Harler’s short-short entitled “Gass Peak” has been published in the Winter Issue of The Vignette Review.
MFA Faculty Laura Wetherington presents at a conference in the U.K. Her paper, “Flipping the Creative Writing Classroom: Reading and Writing as Workshop,” has been accepted at the The 19th Annual Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference, Imperial College London in June 2016.
MFA Student Tenley Lozano will be performing at the San Diego Storytellers Festival at the Encinitas Library (March19th).
MFA Director Brian Turner’s memoir to be published in Italian by N.N. Editore in 2017.
MFA Faculty June Sylvester Saraceno’s poem, Chrysanthemums and the Communist Manifesto, will be reprinted in How Higher Education Feels: Commentaries on Poems that Illuminate the Experiences of Learning and Teaching. The book comes out in July 2016, edited by Dr. Kathleen Quinlan, University of Oxford.
MFA Faculty Rebecca Makkai‘s story collection, Music for Wartime, named one of Bookpage‘s best story collections of 2015.