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News March 9, 2016

MFA in Writing Faculty Member Robert Vivian’s Newest Poetry Collection Coming In April

Vivian’s collection, entitled Mystery My Country, will be released next month by Anchor & Plume Press.
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News March 9, 2016
News February 25, 2016

MFA in Writing Faculty Member Lawrence Sutin Publishes Erasure Book

See Double Press has recently published The Seeming Unreality of Entomology, an erasure book by MFA in Writing faculty member Lawrence Sutin.
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News February 25, 2016
News February 24, 2016

MFA in Writing Faculty Member Abby Frucht’s Book Tour to Include VCFA Alumnx Readings

Abby and co-author Laurie Alberts will tour the country in support of their new book, A Well-Made Bed, with some events to include VCFA alumnx…
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News February 24, 2016
News February 24, 2016

Richard Michelson (W ’81) Awarded Fellowship from Massachusetts Cultural Council

Richard has been awarded the $12,000 fellowship for new work and poems included in his collection More Money Than God.
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News February 24, 2016
News February 1, 2016

Christian Barter (W ’97) Named Poet Laureate for Acadia National Park

Acadia National Park and Friends of Acadia have appointed VCFA MFA in Writing alumnx Christian Barter as the park’s first poet laureate.
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News February 1, 2016
News January 29, 2016

Toronto Premieres Elle, a Play Adaptation of Novel by MFA in Writing Faculty Douglas Glover

Elle, winner of the Governor General’s Award for Fiction in 2003, and a finalist for the IMPAC Dublin International Literary Award among others, has been…
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News January 29, 2016
News January 6, 2016

Patty Crane’s (W’04) Translation of Tomas Tranströmer Poems, “Bright Scythe”, Earns Rave Reviews

Crane spent years translating the Swedish poet’s works for the new volume.
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News January 6, 2016
News October 19, 2015

The Story Behind VCFA’s Resident Ghost

When Michelle Singer, former program assistant for the MFA in Writing program, was hired and found out her office was known as "Anna's Hangout," she…
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News October 19, 2015
News September 16, 2015

MFA in Writing Alumna Mahtem Shiferraw Wins Sillerman First Book Prize

Mahtem Shiferraw (7/12) is the recipient of the Africa Poetry Book Fund’s 2015 Sillerman First Book Prize for African Poets for her manuscript, Fuchsia.
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News September 16, 2015
News June 29, 2015

MFA in Writing Poetry Faculty Member Betsy Sholl Wins the 2015 Maine Literary Award in Poetry

Betsy Sholl, currently Poet Laureate of Maine, wins the award for her book of poetry Otherwise Unseeable.
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News June 29, 2015