Creative Writing

Creative Writing

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February 18, 2015
Congratulations to Ann Bracken on the publication of her book, The Altar of Innocence: Poems.
February 18, 2015
Residential fellowships are invaluable to the research and writing of the Department's faculty members. New locations provide new materials to read, new landscapes to write about, and new scholars to meet. Members of our faculty have held many residential fellowships, some of which are highlighted here.
February 4, 2015
Noa Saunders has two poems, "Self-Portrait" and "Cannonballs," forthcoming in the Fall/Winter 2015 edition of Ninth Letter, due out in December.
January 30, 2015
Congratulations to Julie Enszer, whose poem "Zyklon B" was featured as Split This Rock's Poem of the Week! Julie R. Enszer, PhD, is a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Women's Studies at the University of Maryland. She is the author of Sisterhood (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2013) and Handmade Love (A Midsummer Night's Press, 2010). She is editor of Milk & Honey: A Celebration of Jewish Lesbian Poetry (A Midsummer Night's Press, 2011). Milk & Honey was a finalist for the Lambda Literary Award in Lesbian Poetry. She has her MFA and PhD from the University of Maryland.
January 26, 2015
First publication for Marcionette grows out of work in Pamela Gerhardt's "Narrative Nonfiction" class. 
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.

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