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November 21, 2014
Joshua Weiner was invited by the Academy of American Poets and the U.S. National Archives to write a poem in response to an object in the their online archive. Keep reading to learn more.
November 18, 2014
Elizabeth Arnold's poem, "Going" has been nominated for a Pushcart prize.
November 14, 2014
Aaron's translation from Dante's Paradiso, "Beatific Vision," has been published in jmmw. His poem "A Young Man Flees" and essay "Pitched Past Pitch of Grief: The Poetry and Life of Gerard Manley Hopkins" were published in Humane Pursuits. Aaron's poem "This is Only" was publshed in Dappled Things. Aaron also gave a reading at "The Imagination, Participation, and Co-Creation" literature conference at Patrick Henry College.
November 12, 2014
MFA Program Coordinator Lindsay Bernal's poem "An Early Nude by Rothko" appears in the Fall 2014 issue of Blackbird (Vol. 13. No. 2). Her poems "Window" and "Sunset Redux" appear in the first issue of Oversound, co-founded and co-edited by MFA Program alum Liz Countryman.
November 4, 2014
MFA student Kelsey Kerr's poem "I dare you." will be published in the second issue of Slippery Elm.
October 28, 2014
Stanley Plumly's new book, The Immortal Evening, was reviewed on NPR's Fresh Air on Friday, and in the New York Times Book Review on Sunday. Continue reading for links to the two reviews.
October 16, 2014
Michael Dirda reviews 'The Immortal Evening' by Stanley Plumly.
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).