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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!
May 2, 2014
From The New York Times: "The premise of Howard Norman’s new novel is eerie enough to make the skin crawl. “Next Life Might Be Kinder” is narrated by a blocked, troubled writer named Sam Lattimore, who delivers an opening sentence worthy of the Noir Hall of Fame."
April 25, 2014
MFA Student Meg Eden was reviewed by Neon Magazine for her chapbook The Girl Who Came Back, which follows Maryland's Enchanted Forest park. Read it here: http://www.neonmagazine.co.uk/?p=4429 and read on to learn more!
April 23, 2014
Congratulations to M.K. Foster, Aaron Brown, Ali Goldstein, and Jacob Eckstein!
April 23, 2014
Emily Mitchell has been offered a fellowship to the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts in August 2014. Congratulations, Emily!