Creative Writing

News

September 14, 2017
Lindsay Bernal, whose poetry collection What It Doesn't Have to Do With is forthcoming from the University of Georgia Press, has been selected for the 2017 National Poetry Series competition.
September 13, 2017
The Tessera--the NSF-funded game Kari Kraus and her collaborators launched last spring--will be showcased as an Indiecade 2017 Official Selection at this year's festival (press release here). 
September 12, 2017
Tyler Mills, a graduate of the MFA Program in Creative Writing, was recently selected by Oliver de la Paz for the 2017 Akron Poetry Prize. Her manuscript ​Hawk Parable is forthcoming in 2019.  
July 26, 2017
Join us in congratulating Emily Myrick for receiving Fugue Journal's 2017 Prose Writing Award!
June 22, 2017
 Joshua Weiner read in a protest event this spring at the Queens Museum in Flushing that also launched the anthology, Resist Much/Obey Little, noted in a front page New York Times article about poetry and protest in the age of Trump.   
June 21, 2017
Danuta Hinc published an essay, Dictator at the podium: The first 100 days takes me back 25 years, in Literary Hub.
June 21, 2017
Howard Norman's novel My Darling Detective has recently been translated into French, Japanese and Dutch language editions.
June 21, 2017
Recent MFA graduate Laura Neal has a poem ("I Heard the Buzzards Shrill") forthcoming in the Birmingham Poetry Review, which has published a host of major figures, including Betty Adcock, L. S. Asekoff, Marianne Boruch, Eamon Grennan, Edward Hirsch, Cleopatra Mathis, and Gary Soto.
May 17, 2017
Instructor and UMD MFA graduate Meg Eden's debut novel "Post-High School Reality Quest" is coming out June 13th from Rare Bird Books.
April 25, 2017
The MFA Program in Creative Writing is pleased to announce the winners of this year’s Academy of American Poets Poetry Prize and Katherine Anne Porter Fiction Prize.

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