Kaminsky (MFAW '13) wins 2016 Voss Literary Prize

Leah KaminskyThe Voss Literary Prize is awarded to the best novel published in Australia in the previous year, and is managed by the Austrian University Heads of English, the peak body for the study of English at Australian universities.

VA alumna Patricia McInroy's film, "Clara, Angel of the Rockies," wins PBS award

PBS laurelsThe film is scheduled to air nationwide between December 30, 2016 and January 6, 2017. Patricia decided to make the documentary with her own funds in order to help spread this story of hope to others.

MFA in Writing announces public events during winter residency

The residency runs from Dec. 28, 2016 - Jan. 8, 2017.

Xu XiDec. 31, 7 p.m.: Distinguished Visiting Faculty Member Xu Xi.
Xu has written numerous books including this year's That Man in Our Lives and the forthcoming Elegy for HK and Insignificance: Stories of Hong Kong. She's also a former faculty member at VCFA, serving one term as MFA in Writing faculty chair.


Martine Leavitt receives Governor General's Literary Award

Martine Leavitt Receives Governor General's AwardMartine received the Governor General's Literary Award for Young People's Literature - Text, for her novel Calvin published by Groundwood Books. From the citation of the peer jury (Polly Horvath, Y.S.

VCFA's MFA in Graphic Design launches book drive

VCFA Book DriveWhile we’ve got tons of stuff for an upstart, there are probably items that you wish the library had at some point… Now is your chance to help us expand the collection. We’ve put together a whopping pile of goodies for a few lucky folks.

VCFA President Tom Greene signs joint statements condemning recent acts of discrimination

Gov. SealGreene joined Gov. Peter Shumlin, Lt. Gov. and Governor-elect Phil Scott, and Vermont college and university presidents in signing a statement titled “In Support of Diversity, Equity & Inclusiveness.” He also signed an open letter, along with 110 college and university presidents from around the country, asking President-Elect Donald Trump to condemn recent acts of hate. 

MFA in Visual Art Alumni—San Diego exhibition opens Friday, 11/25

Line Align RealignIn honor of the 25th Anniversary of the VCFA Visual Art program, artist alumni from around the country are creating regional exhibitions in their communities. 

VCFA announces $100K in new scholarship funding for incoming MFA in Music Composition students

ScholarshipsStudents who enroll in the program beginning in February 2017 are guaranteed a minimum award of $10,000 over four semesters, with potential options for additional merit- and need-based funding. The application deadline is November 30, 2016.

Samantha Hunt to give reading in Café Anna on Nov. 4

Sam HuntJoin us on Friday, November 4 for a reading in Café Anna as we welcome visiting writer Samantha Hunt.

Screening of Tim Kirkman's new film “Lazy Eye” at the Savoy Cinema this Monday

Lazy Eye posterLAZY EYE is Tim’s latest film, which has debuted at festivals across the country. The film will see limited release next month. Monday’s preview is the only theatrical screening of the film in Vermont.