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Patricia Spears Jones

MFA in Writing Alumna Wins $50,000 Jackson Poetry Prize

Congratulations to Patricia Spears Jones (W '92), the recipient of the Jackson Poetry Prize, an annual prize awarded to an American poet of exceptional talent who deserves wider recognition.


MFA in Film announces free screenings during April residency

Our MFA in Film students return to campus for the annual spring residency, which runs from April 23-29. 

Tomás Q. Morín

Literary Hub picks Faculty Poet's book as one of 13 New Poetry Collections to Read During National Poetry Month

Patient Zero (Copper Canyon Press) by Tomás Q. Morín, member of the MFA in Writing Poetry faculty, is winning high praise in literary circles.

Varian Johnson

Varian Johnson Joins MFA in WCYA Faculty

We are delighted to announce that Varian Johnson (’09) will be joining the Writing for Children & Young Adults Program this summer as a visiting faculty member.

Kekla Magoon and William Alexander

William Alexander and Kekla Magoon To Read at VCFA April 28th

The MFA in Writing & Publishing is proud to present a reading by faculty members William Alexander and Kekla Magoon. Join MFA in Writing & Publishing students, faculty, and the community for a reading by award-winning authors of middle-grade fiction by two of the most exciting voices in children's lit today.

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