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.

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Reminder: Fall Courses

Greetings, Writers! I hope you all had a nice weekend. Just a friendly reminder to please send me your fall 2018 course/mentor selections by the end of the day today. Take care, Anthony

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Fall 2018 Courses

Dear MFA Students: I hope all is well and that you’re enjoying the semester. Believe it or not, it’s time to start planning the fall semester! By Monday, 3/12, please email me the following information: -Course #s/Titles (including which section … Continue reading

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Summer Residency Dates

Greetings, MFA Community! I hope your semester is going well. For planning purposes, I’m passing along the dates for the summer 2018 residency: Saturday, August 4th – Friday, August 10th Take care, Anthony

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Reminder: Thesis Proposals Due Today

If you haven’t submitted your thesis proposal, please do so by the end of the day. Thanks!

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Visiting Assistant Professor Position

  Visiting Assistant Professor of English, 2018-19 Washington College (Chestertown, MD)   The Department of English at Washington College seeks candidates for a Visiting Assistant Professor appointment, with specialization in journalism and creative nonfiction to begin in August 2018. A … Continue reading

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2018 Housatonic Book Awards

Greetings, MFA Community – The 2018 Housatonic Book Awards are open for submissions! Please help me spread the word by sharing this info. with your networks. Thank you! Anthony

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