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About brclements

Professor and Coordinator MFA in Creative and Professional Writing Western Connecticut State University

Opening Picnic, August Residency

A friendly reminder that all faculty and alumni are invited to join the current students at the opening picnic at 5:00 on Tuesday, August 1! We hope to see as many of you there as possible to help us acknowledge … Continue reading

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Assistance for Our Friend David Griffith

Dear MFA Community, Many of you have heard by now the tragic news of Victoria Griffith’s passing. A family member of David and Victoria has set up a page to raise funds for Victoria’s funeral. If you are inclined to … Continue reading

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Reading Assignment for D’Aries

Folks, you may have noticed that the reading material linked for Anthony’s workshop is not the same as what is listed in the description. So disregard the description–the materials in this link are the correct readings: https://westconnmfa.files.wordpress.com/2017/06/daries-master-class_readings.pdf    

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Registration for Fall

I see that some Fall 2017 students have not yet registered–please do so as soon as possible so we can avoid conflicts with the Registrar and the Dean’s office on empty scheduled courses! If you were admitted in the last … Continue reading

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Prep for Pahigian Workshop

Folks, Josh has shared this assignment for those of you who will attend his workshop in August–please be sure to read in advance! Walters, Patrick. “Cracking a Closed Culture as an Immersion Journalist.” Teaching Journalism and Mass Communication. Summer 2015. … Continue reading

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August Book Award Winners

Folks, our Housatonic winners who will be at the August residency (as you’ve seen on the workshop descriptions, I trust) are Brandon Brown and Ann Jacobus. Please see the titles of their books in the workshop descriptions; I encourage you … Continue reading

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Residency Workshops

If you have not yet sent me your workshop requests, I recommend you do it soon–a couple of the workshops are filling up quickly.

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