MFA in Writing announces public events during Winter 2018 residency

The free, public readings will be held in the Chapel at College Hall. 

TyehimbaDecember 29, 8 p.m.: Visiting Poet Tyehimba Jess

VCFA to host Steinway & Sons performance and piano sale

SteinwayThis is an amazing opportunity for local pianists and piano lovers looking to purchase some of the greatest pianos ever constructed. This is the first time in Vermont history that Steinway has held an event like this in the state. VCFA is honored to partner with Steinway and the Monteverdi Music School to hold this remarkable event. 

MFA in Film announces screenings at the Savoy Theater

motherVCFA will once again host free public film screenings at Montpelier's Savoy Theatre all week long. After each screening there will be a Q&A with one of the film's creators. This includes a screening of the 2017 film MOTHER! followed by a Q&A with the film's visual effects supervisor and VCFA faculty member Dan Schrecker. 

MFA in Graphic Design announces October 2017 residency events

All are veteran educators and we are pleased as punch to welcome Dr. Dori Tunstall, Randy Nakamura, and Sibylle Hagmann as guest designers and critics at the Fall 2017 residency. In addition to the guest designer public lectures, there will be public exhibition hours. 

Ibi Zoboi and Rita Williams-Garcia make National Book Award shortlist

The National Book Award shortlist features five books in the children's literature catagory and VCFA is represented by two titles! And here's a  fun fact: Ibi was Rita's student during her time at VCFA. 

We are so excited about Ibi and Rita's honor! To read more about the shortlist, here's an article from NPR

VCFA, Phoenix Books announce scholarship honoring Howard Frank Mosher

MosherCalled the Phoenix Books Howard Frank Mosher Scholarship, the $10,000 award will be merit-based and given annually to an emerging fiction writer from Vermont in his or her first year of VCFA’s MFA in Writing & Publishing residential program. The first scholarship will be awarded in the 2018-2019 school year.

Jensen Beach wins 2017 Vermont Book Award

2017VBABeach received the award during the third annual Vermont Book Award Gala held at VCFA's Alumni Hall on Saturday, Sept. 23. 

“LoveHateLeave” alumni exhibition on display in College Hall

LoveHateLeaveSubject of countless songs, films, novels and therapy sessions, break-ups are universal and yet the sting of one can feel so very specific. Are the clichés true? Are the formulas for recovery accurate – one month per every year you were together? Does this hurt me more than it hurts you? 

Writing & Publishing faculty readings coming up in September

Each reading will take place at 5:30 p.m. in Café Anna. Drinks and snacks will be on sale in the café. 

Read more about our faculty members here: