MFA Faculty Pablo Cartaya’s work reviewed by Spanish language news outlet el Nuevo Herald: “Pablo Cartaya…es un escritor de origen cubano que publica en inglés, y que como tantos otros latinos en este país quieren recordar la lengua y la cultura de la tierra lejana, aunque escriban en el idioma de su ciudadanía.” el Nuevo Herald.
MFA Faculty Jess Regel’s author J.C. Carleson was named to the New York Public Library’s Best Books for teens list for her book, PLACEBO JUNKIES.
MFA Faculty Jess Regel’s author Linda Liukas will be featured on TED.com on February 2nd for her TedxCern talk on the poetry of programming and her book HELLO RUBY: ADVENTURES IN CODING.
MFA Faculty Jess Regel’s author I.W. Gregorio made the Rainbow List with her book, NONE OF THE ABOVE.
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.