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October 11, 2018
Elizabeth Acevedo's novel, The Poet X, has been announced as a finalist for the 2018 National Book Award for Young People's Literature.
September 20, 2018
University of Maryland MFA alumna Shara Lessley published a new book of poems, The Explosive Expert's Wife (University of Wisconsin Press, 2018). She also co-edited a collection of essays titled, The Poem's Country: Place and Poetic Practice (Pleiades Press, 2018).
September 18, 2018
David Biespiel's book, The Education of a Young Poet (Counterpoint Press, 2018), will be released on Tuesday, October 9th. David Biespiel is the former coordinator of the MFA program and a University of Maryland alumnus.
September 13, 2018
The National Book Foundation recognized ten authors for "Young People's Literature."  
September 11, 2018
Stewart Foehl (pen name: Stewart Lewis) had a piece published recently on Motherwell Magazine:https://motherwellmag.com/2018/08/09/how-to-swerve-my-unconventional-path-to-fatherhood-as-a-gay-man/ 
September 11, 2018
Thibault Raoult has four poems forthcoming in Lana Turner: A Journal of Poetry and Opinion and will present at the Frank Stanford Festival in Fayetteville, Arkansas in September.
September 7, 2018
Danuta Hinc recently published an essay, "When Fake News Was Good. History takes place in language before it manifests itself in events" in Popula. 
September 7, 2018
Howard Norman gave two lectures at McGill University. He taught this past month at the Napa Valley Literary Conference.  His novel My Darling Detective is being published in Dutch and Japanese.
September 7, 2018
Maud Casey's story, "Father, Ether, Sea," will appear in Conjunctions 71: A Cabinet of Curiosity. 
September 7, 2018
Michael Collier has recently published a new book of poems, My Bishop and Other Poems, University of Chicago Press.

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