MFA in Writing

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Winter 18

MFA in Writing announces public events during Winter 2018 residency

Visiting writers for the December 28 – January 8 residency include a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, a bestselling novelist, an award-winning fiction writer from Puerto Rico, and a nonfiction writer who graduated from the MFA in Writing program.

Sarah Graziano

Second Semester MFA in Writing Student has Two Essays Published this Fall

Sarah Curtis Graziano’s essay in River Teeth Journal, "Daughter of a Gun,” traces her Texan family's gun mythology back to a century-old murder.


MFA in Writing announces new visiting faculty members

The MFA in Writing program is pleased to introduce four new visiting faculty members who will teach during the Winter-Spring Semester beginning December 28, 2017. 


Alumna poet and translator to give October 11 reading in Cambridge

Barbara Siegel Carlson (’90) will read from her new poetry collection, Once in Every Language (Kelsey Books), on Wednesday, October 11, at Porter Square Books, 25 White Street, Cambridge, MA. 


Three books by MFAW alumna Sophfronia Scott due out this fall and winter

MFA in Writing alumna Sophfronia Scott ('14) has three new releases scheduled between September 2017 and February 2018!

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