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.

Grub Street Scholarships

Hi, all — Grub Street in Boston is offering scholarships to attend their 2018 Muse and the Marketplace Conference. Take a look! Deadline is this weekend. https://form.jotform.com/72535642802960 Take care, Anthony Advertisements

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West Conn at AWP 2018

Hi, all — Our MFA program will have a booth at AWP this year. Please contact me if you are a faculty member, alum, or student interested in scheduling a book signing at our booth during the conference. More info … Continue reading

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Reminder: Mentor Requests

Hi, all – If you haven’t done so already, please email me your course/mentor requests ASAP. Thanks! Anthony

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Winter/Summer Workshops

Dear Faculty, Thank you to everyone who has submitted proposals for workshops/talks/panels for the January residency. If you have additional ideas, please feel free to email me a short description and we can discuss the possibility of including the session … Continue reading

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Spring Courses/Mentor Requests

Greetings, Writers – Please send me your requests for spring 2018 courses and mentors. Be sure to include: *The exact courses you plan to take *Your first and second choices of faculty mentors for each of those courses (except OMG) … Continue reading

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Author Event – Sherman Library, October 13th

Hi, all — On Friday, October 13, at 7:00 PM in the Sherman Library, Robert McKee, a Fulbright Scholar, lecturer, and award-winning author of Story will give a talk about his writing and the writing process. The event is free, … Continue reading

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Futurescapes Writers’ Workshop

Greetings, Writers! Passing along this note from Luke Peterson, Director of the Futurescapes Workshop: On behalf of Sundance Resort, I write to extend an invitation to your students to apply to the Futurescapes Writers’ Workshop at Sundance Resort. This Workshop, … Continue reading

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