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.

Final Grades – Due 12/20

As a reminder, final grades must be entered by Wednesday, 12/20. Please note that this includes entering “INC” for any students who have requested an Incomplete for this semester. See attached for detailed instructions on how to enter final grades online. … Continue reading

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Winter Residency Program

Dear MFA Community, Attached is the program for our winter residency. Special thanks to Hannah Eckhardt for the outstanding new design! I look forward to seeing you all in January. Happy Holidays! Anthony Winter Residency Program Winter Residency Schedule

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Reminder: Thesis Due Today

Greetings, MFA Faculty and Students: Students planning on completing their thesis this semester must upload a final PDF here by December 5th: https://repository.wcsu.edu/submit_research.html Thesis Students: Before uploading your work, you must obtain approval (via email) from your primary and secondary advisors. Thesis Advisors: If … Continue reading

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Thesis Due 12/5

Greetings, MFA Faculty and Students: Students planning on completing their thesis this semester must upload a final PDF here by December 5th: https://repository.wcsu.edu/submit_research.html Thesis Students: Before uploading your work, you must obtain approval (via email) from your primary and secondary … Continue reading

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Winter Residency Schedule

Greetings, MFA Community! I am so thrilled to share the schedule for our 2018 winter residency! Hannah and I are working on the program, which will contain more details on the residency offerings and presenters. In the meantime, please review … Continue reading

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Peer Mentors?

Dear MFA Students, If you’re interested in serving as a peer mentor to our incoming students at the winter residency, please contact me. This is a great opportunity to welcome fellow students into the program as well as build connections … Continue reading

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Call for New Fiction Writers

Oxford American’s 100th Issue The Oxford American welcomes fiction submissions from new writers. We are eager to feature a writer in our 100th issue who has not yet published fiction in a print publication with a circulation over 5,000 copies. … Continue reading

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