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May 18, 2022

Gabino Iglesias

Gabino Iglesias is a writer, journalist, professor, and literary critic living in Austin, TX. He is the author of Zero Saints and ...
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May 18, 2022

Negesti Kaudo

Negesti Kaudo is a Midwestern essayist. She is an alumnx of Elon University where she received Bachelor of Arts degrees in English/Creative Writing and Psychology...
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May 17, 2022

Samiya Bashir

Samiya Bashir, called a “dynamic, shape-shifting machine of perpetual motion,” by Diego Báez, writing for Booklist, is a poet, writer, librettist, performer,...
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May 17, 2022

Tarfia Faizullah

Tarfia Faizullah is the author of two award-winning poetry collections, Registers of Illuminated Villages (Graywolf, 2018) and Seam (SIU, 2014). Her...
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May 12, 2022

Kaveh Akbar

Kaveh Akbar is the author of two books of poetry—Pilgrim Bell (Graywolf 2021) and Calling a Wolf a Wolf (Alice...
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May 12, 2022

Jaquira Díaz

Jaquira Díaz is the author of Ordinary Girls: A Memoir, winner of a Whiting Award, a Florida Book Awards Gold Medal, and...
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May 12, 2022

Dolen Perkins-Valdez

Dolen Perkins-Valdez is the New York Times-bestselling author of Wench (2010), Balm (2015), and Take My Hand...
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May 12, 2022

Dominic Bucca

Dominic Bucca is the author of Faculty Brat: A Memoir of Abuse, winner of the 2019 Iowa Prize for Literary Nonfiction. A...
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News May 6, 2022

Shanta Lee Gander (’21 W) Wins Vermont Book Award

VBA judges honored GHETTOCLAUSTROPHOBIA as 2021's top book by a Vermont poet.
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News April 14, 2022

Morín & Holland Receive 2022 Guggenheims

Fellowship grant funds from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation will support the two VCFA faculty members' creative work and scholarship.
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News April 14, 2022