MFA in Writing & Publishing (Residential)

News & Events

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News

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Internationally acclaimed Nigerian author earns VCFA’s 2018 Emerging Writer Scholarship

A celebrated African novelist and writer of the hit Nigerian television show “The Calabash” has won the second annual Emerging Writer Scholarship for the MFA in Writing & Publishing program!

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Writing & Publishing's final reading of the semester features Donika Kelly, Melissa Febos, & Matthew Dickman

Join the MFA in Writing & Publishing program on April 6 at 5:30 p.m. for our final Friday Night Reading of the semester.

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Writing & Publishing student to appear in new Chicken Soup for the Soul anthology

Current MFA in Writing & Publishing student Jennifer Kathleen Gibbons will be featured in two essays in the latest Chicken Soup for the Soul anthology. 

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Writing & Publishing Faculty Director Julianna Baggott & VCFA alumna Caitlin Leffel to read at Café Anna

Join the MFA in Writing & Publishing program on March 23 at 5:30 p.m. for our third Friday Night Reading of the semester.

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Hunger Mountain announces guest judges for 2018 writing contests

Hunger Mountain, VCFA's journal for the arts, has announced its guest judges for this year's writing contests and extended the contests' deadlines to March 15.