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Congrats, Sonja Mongar!

Congratulations to MFA mentor Sonja Mongar on the publication of her novel! Check out her website to read some of the great reviews and order a copy:   Advertisements

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Summer Master Class

Dear Students, On Tuesday, August 7th, our Housatonic Book Award winner in nonfiction, Peter Selgin, will lead a master class (see description below). Participants in this class will submit (in advance) first pages of their own works-in-progress. These first pages … Continue reading

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Poor Yorick at Byrd’s Books!

Greetings, MFA Community: On June 5th at 6:00pm, Byrd’s Books in Bethel will host a reading and open mic for our literary journal, Poor Yorick. Come hear some of our recently published pieces and share some of your own work. … Continue reading

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Agent Meetings – Summer Residency

Dear Students: I hope all is well and that you’re enjoying the start of your summer break! In preparation for the summer residency, I’m passing along information about an exciting opportunity to meet with a literary agent in August. On … Continue reading

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Conference Opportunity

The Northeast Popular/American Culture Association is holding a conference in the fall in Worchester, MA. (October 19-20) This is a very interesting organization that holds presentations and events around all kinds of popular culture. I’ve presented on Star Wars, Experimental Novels, … Continue reading

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Congratulations, Graduates!

Dear Spring 2018 Graduates– Congratulations! It pains me to say so, but I am unable to attend this year’s commencement, as I will be in DC attending my daughter’s commencement. But I wanted to let you all know how proud … Continue reading

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2018 Housatonic Book Awards

Originally posted on WestConn MFA in Creative & Professional Writing:
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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