Monthly Archives: July 2008

Student Open Mic at Residency

In case you haven’t noticed on the residency schedule, there will be an open mic for student readings Tuesday afternoon at 2:00–we’d like to hear what you’re working on, so bring something to share with your peers and faculty. And … Continue reading

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REMINDER: Read the Residency Guide!

Hello All, Looking forward to seeing most of you on Sunday. Just a reminder to read the “Student Residency Guide–Aug 08” on the program website if you haven’t already. It has everything you need to know about what to bring, … Continue reading

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Last Day for Screenplay Pitches

Today is the last day to get your 3-sentence pitch to me for the Screenplay panel at the residency. So far I have received a pitch from NONE of our screenwriting students and only three in total, so the rest … Continue reading

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Residency Schedule and Lit Fest

The schedule for the full residency week is up on the program web site. A poster is also up there for the evening readings–again, if you live in the area, PLEASE invite your friends and family to come to the … Continue reading

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"Mainevermontnewhampshiremass" in Weird Tales #350

Hello all! Just a brief note to let you all know that my short story “Mainevermontnewhampshiremass” will be in the latest issue of Weird Tales alongside fiction by the likes of Norman Spinrad and Karen Heuler. Weird Tales just celebrated … Continue reading

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Hello, Fellow MFA Students!

My name is Matt Renfer. Born and raised in Bridgeport, Connecticut, I have had an interest in reading and writing since I can remember. I came to WestConn undeclared in 2003 and decided on a major in my third year … Continue reading

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Writing job sites

With the Hartford Courant cutting its staff by 25 percent (voluntary and involuntary buyouts), many job sites have been passed around (thankfully I survived the cuts). Anyway I thought I’d share some of these links for those of us looking … Continue reading

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