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August 29, 2014
Aaron Brown's poems “Batha River” and “After Two Years Traveling Abroad, Woman Found Hanging from a Tree” were published in Tupelo Quarterly. His poem "Memory Place" was published in jmww and his poem "Intercession" was published in Humane Pursuits.
August 27, 2014
Maud Casey's novel, The Man Who Walked Away, originally published in the U.S. in March, was published by Bloomsbury UK in August. At the beginning of September, she will be participating in The Story of Memory Conference: New Perspectives on the Relationship Between Story and Memory at the University of Roehampton, London.
August 19, 2014
Joshua Weiner's essay on Irish poet, Seamus Heaney, appeared in a special issue of Poetry Ireland Review devoted to him. A piece on conceptual artist, Sophia LeFraga, appeared on Jacket2. Weiner's translation from the German of a poem by contemporary Berlin poet, Jan Wagner, appeared in The New Republic (August 4).
August 13, 2014
Howard Norman's novel, Next Life Might Be Kinder, was published in June; next year will see French, Japanese and Dutch translations of the novel. A brief excerpt, From The Seance Book Club, is just published in Ploughshares. Howard has been invited to do a sequence of three lectures in universities in Amsterdam, spring 2015.
May 20, 2014
Maud Casey's new novel, The Man Who Walked Away, received a full-page review in the New York Times Book Review on Sunday, May 18. It is also going to be an "Editor's Choice" in the New York Times Book Review next week.
May 13, 2014
William Fargason is the winner of the 2014 Stanley Plumly Thesis Award in Poetry. His thesis, “Clean Theory,” was directed by Joshua Weiner. Carlea Holl-Jensen is the winner of the inaugural Jack Salamanca Thesis Award in Fiction. Her thesis, “The Golden Key and Other Stories,” was directed by Maud Casey. Congratulations to William and Carlea!
May 9, 2014
Aaron Brown's poem "Memory Across Ocen" appeared in Warscapes. Keep reading to learn more!
May 7, 2014
Kara Candito's second collection of poetry, Spectator, selected by Connie Voisine as the 2013 Agha Shahid Ali Poetry Prize winner, is now available via Amazon and the University of Utah Press.
May 7, 2014
William Fargason's poems "Aquarium" and "Birthmark" will be published in the upcoming issue of the New England Review. Keep reading to learn more!
May 6, 2014
Joshua Weiner's essay on race and American literature will appear this spring in, The Racial Imaginary (Fence Books), a collection edited by Claudia Rankine. Keep reading to learn more!