Author Archives: Anthony D'Aries

About Anthony D'Aries

Anthony D'Aries is the author of The Language of Men: A Memoir (Hudson Whitman Press, 2012), which received the PEN/New England Discovery Prize and Foreword's Memoir-of-the-Year Award. His essays have appeared in Boston magazine, Solstice, The Good Men Project, Shelf Awareness, The Literary Review, and have been finalists for Fourth Genre's Michael Steinberg Essay Prize and the Diana Wood's Memorial Creative Nonfiction Award. In 2011, Anthony was selected as Randolph College's Emerging Writer-in-Residence. He has served on the board of PEN/New England as a member of the Freedom-to-Write Committee, leading writing workshops in prisons, shelters, hospitals, and residential care facilities, and co-chairing the inaugural PEN Writing and Trauma Conference. Anthony received the 2014-15 Writers' Room of Boston's fellowship in nonfiction. In 2016, he was selected as the Lighthouse Writers Workshop's Fort Lyon writer in residence, where he taught writing workshops for homeless veterans. He currently directs the low-residency MFA in Creative and Professional Writing at Western Connecticut State University.

CFP – Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference – Univ. of R.I.

Check out the attached call for proposals: cfp grad con 2019   The University of Rhode Island 13th Annual Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference April 13, 2019 Knowledge Across Borders: Conversations Among Disciplines  Keynote Speaker Dr. Solomon Friedberg, Department of Mathematics, … Continue reading

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Residency Evaluation – Due 1/14

Hi, all, As I mentioned at residency, the attached evaluation is due by Monday, 1/14. Thanks! Anthony jan19 res.eval.

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Alumni Meeting Today!

All alumni are welcome and encouraged to attend the Alumni Group Meeting today at 3:00pm in the Westside Campus Center, Ballroom North. Thanks! Anthony

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Readings for Laura Hayden’s Workshop

Greetings, Writers! Below are a few short readings for Laura Hayden’s blogging workshop on Sunday. Take care, Anthony blogging workshop readings

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Important Spring 2019 Dates

Greetings, MFA Community! Below are key dates for the spring semester. Let me know if you have any questions. Thanks, Anthony Syllabi Due – 1/14 Enrichment Proposals – 2/15 Thesis Proposals – 2/15 Final Thesis Due – 5/6 Final Grades … Continue reading

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Readings for Kateri Kosek’s Workshop

Dear MFA Students: If you could read these two fairly short examples of lyric essays ahead of the Lyric Essay workshop on Thursday, that would be great. Also, bring a poem or nonfiction piece of your own that’s not quite … Continue reading

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Readings for Brian Centrone’s Workshop

Greetings, MFA Students! I hope you’re all enjoying the holidays. Brian Centrone passed along the following note and readings below. Please let me know if you have any questions: “I am attaching a handful of readings for the workshop on … Continue reading

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