Monthly Archives: June 2017

Michael Grabell on ProPublica Podcast

Former MFA Mentor Michael Grabell speaks on a new ProPublica podcast about his important recent story on labor abuse. Show him some support and have a listen! Advertisements

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Registration for Fall

I see that some Fall 2017 students have not yet registered–please do so as soon as possible so we can avoid conflicts with the Registrar and the Dean’s office on empty scheduled courses! If you were admitted in the last … Continue reading

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Prep for Pahigian Workshop

Folks, Josh has shared this assignment for those of you who will attend his workshop in August–please be sure to read in advance! Walters, Patrick. “Cracking a Closed Culture as an Immersion Journalist.” Teaching Journalism and Mass Communication. Summer 2015. … Continue reading

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Sara Lewis as Assistant Editor of The Oxford American

MFA Alumna Sara Lewis recently began her new position as Assistant Editor of The Oxford American shortly after completing her PhD at the University of Southern Mississippi’s Center for Writers. http://www.oxfordamerican.org/about/masthead Check her out! Congratulations!  

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Ron Samul’s Novel Prize Nomination

Congratulations to Ron Samul, who is on the shortlist for the 2017 Del Sol Press First Novel Prize! Ron is nominated for his novel, The Staff. Del Sol Press will be announcing the winner in late August. Good luck, Ron!

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Poor Yorick’s Latest

Poor Yorick‘s latest feature is “The Late Unpleasantness” by Kimberly L. Becker. Kevin Hudson’s accompanying essay is “Photography: Narcissism and Realism.” Please read and share!

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August Book Award Winners

Folks, our Housatonic winners who will be at the August residency (as you’ve seen on the workshop descriptions, I trust) are Brandon Brown and Ann Jacobus. Please see the titles of their books in the workshop descriptions; I encourage you … Continue reading

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