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April 20, 2016
Ann Bracken, a lecturer in the Professional Writing Program, has had a second collection of poems accepted for publication this year by New Academia Publishing. The book is titled No Barking in the Hallways: Poems from the Classroom, and "explores the student-teacher relationship as well as systemic challenges faced by teachers in the age of standardization." Ann hopes to open the hearts and minds of readers with her authentic counter narrative.  
April 6, 2016
The Association of Writers & Writing Programs held their annual conference, AWP, this past week in Los Angeles. The creative writing undergraduate and graduate programs were well represented at the event. Keep reading to learn more. 
March 21, 2016
First Place winners receive $150.00; 2nd Place $100, and 3rd place $50.00.Thanks to all who submitted work to the contest! Many submissions were received.  
March 9, 2016
Amanda Fiore's short story "One Millimeter, Either Way" was recently accepted for publication in New Madrid, which is a literary journal out of Murray State University.
March 7, 2016
Joshua Weiner was the IES Berlin Centre's research associate fellow in October, where he delivered the W.E.B. Du Bois lecture at Humboldt Universität. His Guggenheim Fellowship this year has been devoted to writing about the refugee crisis. His 'Berlin Notebook' about the crisis was posted daily at the Los Angeles Review of Books throughout February. It will be released as an ebook under the LARB imprint this spring. A stand-alone excerpt, about the Berliner Ensemble's production of Brecht's 'Mother Courage and Her Children,' can be found at Tikkun magazine. An essay about Anna Seghers' modern refugee novel, 'Transit,' can be found at B O D Y. His poem, 'Intimacy,' was part of an invitational exhibit in January, 'HEIMWEH'/'HOMESICKNESS,' curated by Anke Becker at the Tête Project Space, Berlin. Josh has new poems forthcoming in 'Ploughshares', and his translation of Ernst Jandl's serial poem, 'the usual rilke,' will be published this spring in 'Poetry' magazine's annual translation issue. 
March 7, 2016
Meg Eden's poem "Radium Girls" won the 2016 Ian MacMillan Award for poetry, and will be published in a forthcoming issue of Hawaii Review. 
March 3, 2016
Howard Norman will publish in 2017 a new novel,  You Detectives Arrived Quite Early, and a new memoir, The Skip,  both with HoughtonMifflinHarcourt.
March 3, 2016
Maud Casey gave a lecture, "Imagining the Past: The Secret History of Albert Dadas" as part of the Spring 2016 Richardson History of Psychiatry Research Seminar at Weill Cornell Medical College. She is a Spring 2016 Bogliasco Foundation Fellow.
February 29, 2016
MFA Alumna Emily Flamm has recently published several very short stories in Catapult and Cosmonauts Avenue.
February 29, 2016
Michael Collier will read this Sunday, March 6 at 1:00 PM at Politics & Prose (5015 Connecticut Ave. NW, Washington, D.C. 20008) along with Lia Purpura and W. M. Rivera. More details about the reading are available HERE.