MFA in Writing & Publishing (Residential)

News & Events

A dynamic program requires a constant influx of new voices, visions, and happenings.

Keep this page bookmarked to stay apprised of upcoming events in MFA in Writing & Publishing as well as on the VCFA campus at large.



Writing & Publishing student’s writing and research helps crack 37-year-old cold case

JKGMFA in Writing & Publishing student Jennifer Kathleen Gibbons is gaining national notice for her work spotlighting a 37-year-old homicide and kidnapping case in California that has led to a major arrest.

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Reading with Porochista Khakpour & Alexander Chee Friday, 12/8

The last MFA in Writing & Publishing fall reading will take place on Friday, December 8 featuring faculty member Porochista Khakpour and visiting writer Alexander Chee.


VCFA, Phoenix Books announce scholarship honoring Howard Frank Mosher

VCFA and Phoenix Books, a Vermont-based independent bookseller, have announced the creation of a new VCFA scholarship that honors late author Howard Frank Mosher. 


Jensen Beach wins 2017 Vermont Book Award

Vermont author and MFA in Writing & Publishing faculty member Jensen Beach has won the 2017 Vermont Book Award for his collection of short stories titled Swallowed by the Cold.


Writing & Publishing faculty readings coming up in September

Join the MFA in Writing & Publishing program as we host faculty members and Vermont Book Award finalists Jensen Beach, Elizabeth Powell, and Mary Ruefle on September 15, and faculty member Trinie Dalton and Visiting Poet Sherwin Bitsui on September 29.