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.

MFA Reading This Thursday, 5/23

Join us on Thursday and share some of your work! All are welcome to attend and read. Sign up begins at 6:00; reading starts at 6:30. Come celebrate the end of the semester and our newly-minted MFA grads!

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Upcoming MFA Events!

Howdy, Writers! As the semester winds down, I wanted to take a moment to share a friendly reminder of some of the exciting events we have coming up that you are all welcome to attend: May 11 – Press Fest … Continue reading

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Poor Yorick Open Mic!

Come learn more about Poor Yorick, #WCSUMFA‘s literary journal, and share some of your work at our open mic! Sign up starts at 7:30; open mic begins at 8:00. Free drinks! Poor Yorick: A Journal of Rediscovered Objects is … Continue reading

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Congratulations, Lisa Peterson!

Attached is a recently published piece by current MFA student Lisa Peterson. Congrats! Gazette0119_MaudEarl

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Summer Residency 2019

Mark your calendars! Summer Residency 2019: Tuesday, 8/6/19 – Sunday, 8/11/19

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Internship Opportunity

Thanks to Andy for sharing this!

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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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