Monthly Archives: October 2015


Folks, a reminder (nudge nudge) that Monday is the deadline for AWP Intro Award submissions. Guidelines here: Advertisements

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List of Publications

Hey all! Brian asked me to compile a list of alumni/current students’ publications. Current students–if you could email me a list of your publications, that would be awesome. Please only include work that has been published since joining the MFA. … Continue reading

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Congratulations to David Holub!

MFA Alumnus David Holub has launched a new alternative weekly in Durango, CO–see their web presence here: Congrats, Dave–the web presence really is a lovely production–and good luck!

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Poor Yorick Makes His First Appearance at August Residency

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Another rise-from-the-dead story!

I love to hear rise-from-the-dead stories like Mike’s. I have one, too. My mother, Ruth Chessman, was a writer. Among her accomplishments, she wrote 17 mystery short stories published in major publications like Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine and Ellery Queen … Continue reading

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Sports On Earth

Hello All, Long time no see. Just wanted to share some news that my essay on my evening interviewing Mike Tyson will be coming out soon in the magazine Sports On Earth, which is a spinoff of Deadspin. From Vice … Continue reading

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Tenure-Track Journalism Position Open in WCSU Writing Department

WCSU’s Department of Writing, Linguistics, and Creative Process seeks applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in Journalism to begin in fall of 2016. The Department offers the following degrees: Bachelor of Arts in Professional Writing (with concentrations in 1. Journalism … Continue reading

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